Jerrold Tarog replaces Erik Matti as director of 'Darna'

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Posted at Oct 05 2018 05:55 PM | Updated as of Oct 05 2018 06:00 PM

Jerrold Tarog is the new director of 'Darna,' starring Liza Soberano. 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral Facebook page and ABS-CBN News

Jerrold Tarog, of "Heneral Luna" and "Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral" fame, has replaced Erik Matti as the director of "Darna," starring Liza Soberano as the iconic female hero. 

The announcement was made this Friday, a day after Matti left the project, citing "creative differences" with producer Star Cinema. 

Below is the full statement: