MANILA - Several celebrities are now fans of "Forevemore" star Liza Soberano, who is the latest cover girl of Bench's official publication.
The 17-year-old actress appears on the cover of Benchmark's art-themed sixth issue, which also features illustrations by Dex Fernandez.
For the shoot, Soberano was styled by MJ Benitez with hair and makeup by Jay Wee and Mickey See, respectively. She was photographed by in-demand lensman Mark Nicdao.
On his Instagram page, Nicdao shared the first photos of Soberano from the shoot before the cover was unveiled on Tuesday. The posts got comments from several celebrities, with Georgina Wilson, Bianca Gonzalez and Meg Imperial praising Soberano's beauty.
"Super duper ganda!" Anne Curtis said.
Dubai-based fashion designer Michael Cinco, whose creations have been worn by Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, among others, asked who the subject is, commenting that she is "so beautiful."
Also on Instagram, "Eat Bulaga" co-host Pauleen Luna posted a photo of her with curly hair, similar to Soberano's character Agnes in "Forevermore." The caption said, "I love you, Liza Soberano!"
Socialite-actress Gretchen Barretto called Soberano "awesome-looking" on the same site, while Solenn Heussaff referred to the young star as "hot" on Twitter.
Soberano is also on the cover of fashion magazine MEGA's February issue, along with other rising stars.