WATCH: Julia Barretto tries on Darna’s costume for ‘audition’


Posted at May 15 2019 06:03 AM | Updated as of May 15 2019 07:45 AM

She said that she wasn't taken seriously

And seeing how Julia Barretto felt a little bad about it, "Tonight With Boy Abunda," during the show's interview with her Tuesday, gave her the opportunity to do a proper audition for the role of Darna. 

She put on a part of the iconic costume, reenact the heroine's famous transformation scene, and answer why she deserved the chance to portray the character onscreen. Check it out below: 

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The actress was one of the first names suggested as a possible replacement for Liza Soberano, who backed out due to a finger injury. 

In an earlier interview, she thanked those fans who considered her for the role: "Thank you so much for even thinking about me. I mean that's a huge thing, that's huge. Thank you."

She was on the late-night talk show to promote her new movie, "Between Maybes," from Black Sheep, the production studio behind the hit movie, "Alone/Together," showing this Wednesday. 

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