Beginning January 20, Jerome Ponce will be among the lead stars in the much-anticipated military-themed drama, A Soldier’s Heart, opposite Gerald Anderson, Carlo Aquino, Vin Abrenica, Yves Flores, Nash Aguas, and Elmo Magalona. As Jerome is set to astound us with his portrayal as Phil, let’s take a look back at Jerome’s previous unforgettable portrayals on Kapamilya teleseryes.
Be Careful With My Heart (2012-2014)
Jerome’s first television appearance was in the top-rating daytime romantic-comedy series “Be Careful With My Heart.” He played the role of Luke Andrew Lim, the rebellious eldest child of Richard (Richard Yap) and the caring brother of Nikki (Janella Salvador) and Abby (Mutya Orquia). Eventually, he was able to settle his personal issues with his father and he learned to accept Maya (Jodi Sta. Maria) as his stepmother.
Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita (2015)
He also starred in the daytime drama series “Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita,” the television adaptation of the 1986 film of the same title. He portrayed the role of Ryan Briones, a student of Universidad de Monteagudo who became the romantic interest of Corrine (Jane Oineza). He eventually fell in love with her and they had a child of their own.
Pangako Sa 'Yo (2015)
Jerome became part of the 2015 remake of the iconic primetime drama series “Pangako Sa ‘Yo.” He played the role of Charles Garcia, a senator’s son who expressed his intentions and courted Yna (Kathryn Bernardo) and made Angelo (Daniel Padilla) feel jealous and threatened.
Wansapanataym: Candy's Crush (2016)
He also starred in “Wansapanataym: Candy’s Crush.” He portrayed the role of Paolo Angara, the campus heartthrob who was the ultimate crush of Candy (Loisa Andalio). He used his good looks and charm to make girls fall for him and do favors for him. Later in the series, a woman cursed him under a spell and everyone started seeing him as an ugly young man to teach him an important lesson.
The Good Son (2017)
This 2017, Jerome played the role of Enzo Buenavidez, the perfect son. He is one of the legitimate sons of Victor (Albert Martinez) with Olivia (Eula Valdez). He is the older brother of Calvin (Nash Aguas) and the half-brother of Joseph (Joshua Garcia). He is also the love interest of Hazel (Loisa Andalio). The series also stars John Estrada, Mccoy de Leon, Elisse Joson, Alexa Ilacad and Mylene Dizon. It was helmed by Emmanuel Palo and Andoy Ranay.
A Soldier’s Heart (2020)
This year, Jerome will be part of an ensemble cast who will portray dedicated soldiers deployed in war-torn Mindanao. Jerome plays Phil Panganiban, an aspiring soldier who would dedicate life and limb for his countrymen. Other co-stars in A Soldier’s Heart include Sue Ramirez, Matt Evans, Ariel Rivera, Irma Adlawan, Sid Lucero, Lotlot de Leon, Raymond Bagatsing, and Ariel Rivera. Produced by RCD Narratives, the series is directed by Richard V. Somes.
A Soldier’s Heart premieres on Monday, January 20, on Primetime Bida.