In the past months, Init Sa Magdmag has succeeded in delivering scenes that truly delighted us, warmed our hearts, made our bloods boil, brought us to tears, and made our hearts race as every episode has been packed with kilig, drama, suspense, and action.
However, just like other productions, the happenings behind the scenes are absolutely far from what we see on-screen. Gone are the heated confrontations, heart-rending dramatic scenes, and intense altercations because they were all instantly replaced with boisterous laughter, wide and bright smiles, hilarious shenanigans, and sweet bonding moments of the cast and crew.
And now that it has already arrived at its much-awaited “The Final Blow” finale week, let’s look back on some of the fun, and even serious behind-the-scene happenings throughout the filming of the series via the photos we collated in this gallery that will surely make you miss it so much!
While tension had been omnipresent especially among Rita, Tupe, and Peterson, all is definitely well among its respective actors Yam Concepcion, Gerald Anderson, and JM de Guuzman, who actually love to bond together and goof around off-cam.
You’ll surely laugh on the sight of JM and Gerald being clingy with each other as they shot the promotional photos for the second season of Init Sa Magdamag, as well as of their hands-on and fun-loving director Raymund B. Ocampo who apparently loves to bond with them in between takes.
Moreover, the wacky group shot of the cast members during Baby Andrew’s baptism, which was marred with tension as Peterson and Tupe subtly fought over Rita and their son, will certainly bring smiles to you, too! See how Yam, JM, Gerald, Aleck Bovick, Alexa Ilacad, Albie Casiño, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, Nikko Natividad, Kate Alejandrino, Gab Lagman, Mark Oblea, and Brian Sy struck their cute and funny poses on the camera!
Aside from their lighthearted moments, we could as well spot stills and behind-the-scenes shots of some of the intense scenes we witnessed, such as Rita’s remarkable encounters with Tupe and Peterson, Rita’s overnight bonding session with her besties Raymund (Albie Casiño) and Meggy (Kate Alejandrino), and Tupe and Rita’s intimate scene at the falls.
We also saw how the actors prepared for their next takes by intently listening to the instructions of their directors and discussing with their co-actors, as well as how they get along really well not just with their fellow cast members, but with the staff and crew, too!
Filming in the midst of a pandemic may be very tough, daunting, and challenging, but Star Creatives was still able to amazingly accomplish a noteworthy teleserye that’s definitely one for the books. Kudos to the whole Init Sa Magdamag team!