Asintado is definitely one afternoon drama that will again bring chills and thrills in anticipation for what is billed as another potential daytime top-rater.
By the looks of it, Asintado points to one compelling offering afternoon viewers should look forward to, given all the information we know so far about the drama.
Here are eight exciting facts about the show that should leave us eager and enthusiastic about this new afternoon viewing habit.
It has a gripping story
While having two sisters separated at birth may be conventional teleserye fare, how the drama approaches and touches this should draw much interest and shock even for the rabid drama viewers.
It’s an exhilarating tale of love, treachery and vengeance that will truly grip us all with its impeccable storytelling and sure brilliant performances from its lead actors and supporting cast.
After the much celebrated and acclaimed Doble Kara, the 'daytime drama queen' Julia Montes will again touch and move us with yet another exceptional portrayal of a lead character that is sure to capture our hearts and minds and make us identify with her in all her travails and be one with her in all her triumphs.
Shaina’s rare kontrabida role
We all loved Shaina Magdayao in her most recent teleserye roles as a protagonist, whom we all admired and embraced as our own, especially with her most recent outing, The Better Half. In Asintado, however, we will see a different Shaina in a role that will shock us with her playing a hateful character with cruel and heinous intent, a sort of departure from the typical roles she played in the past.
First full-length Kapamilya teleserye of Aljur Abrenica
Aljur Abrenica’s move to become a Kapamilya is now complete. He has now gotten his first full-length, major ABS-CBN project to showcase his impressive acting talent and exquisite onscreen appeal to more viewers. Audiences surely can’t wait to see how Aljur and his character on the show will fire up the screen with unspeakable intensity and impact.
A validated Paulo Avelino
Paulo Avelino’s most recent milestones in the industry wherein he proved and validated his multi-faceted and versatile thespic craft makes his appearance on Asintado much awaited. Not only will he bring his captivating charm to the series, but also his widely acclaimed acting that would surely shape Asintado’s narrative.
Paulo and Julia’s reunion project
Teleserye fans will certainly be delighted in this reunion between Julia Montes and Paulo Avelino in what is deemed to be an absorbing and forceful team-up. They only previously worked in the 2012 teleserye Walang Hanggan.
Shaina’s first teleserye with Paulo
For those who watched the hit horror movie Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay, you may have wished that Shaina Magdayao and Paulo Avelino would appear together in a teleserye. This is your dream come true with Asintado featuring these two young acting greats finally appearing on the small screen together, showcasing the same impressive performance they did in the KathNiel-starrer.
Comeback of Lorna Tolentino
After seven years, multi-award winning actress and drama icon Lorna Tolentino returns to ABS-CBN with an emphatic role in Asintado. With Lorna’s stature and caliber, the character she will play definitely consists an integral part in the narrative that will definitely astound and amaze viewers.
Asintado is definitely a must-see with its exceptional cast and outstanding creative and production elements fusing to bring a gripping story on air. Catch the premiere on Monday, January 15 after It’s Showtime on Kapamilya GOLD.