The intriguing story of Apollo (Richard Gutierrez) in the pilot episode of ABS-CBN's newest action series "The Iron Heart" piqued viewers' interest last Monday (November 14).
The series introduced the viewers to the young Apollo portrayed by Kyle Echarri and his perseverance to reach his dreams and follow his father's lessons on using his strength to do good deeds. However, his character will be tested after he saw his father die in a hold-up incident.
Netizens highly praised the show on social media, commending Kyle's portrayal, the chemistry of Richard and Maja Salvador's first onscreen team-up, and its action scenes making the #TIHTheOrigin, The Iron Heart, Apollo, MAJA as Cassandra, and KYLE Lakas at Puso trend on Twitter.
@officialKpex tweeted, "Undoubtedly the strongest point of#TIHTheOrigin, Kyle Echarri is terrific as young Apollo, as he delivers a solid performance with depth, grit, and conviction—a powerful portrayal that gives Richard Gutierrez's character an incredibly remarkable takeoff."
@randomguy4eber said, "Very promising ng The Iron Heart. This will also launch Kyle as a solo artist. Ang galing ng build up ng character nya dito. Very parallel sa magiging showbiz career nya as serious actor.#TIHTheOrigin"
"It's evidently obvious that Maja and Richard have an undeniable chemistry periodt," @carmajalugh posted.
@TeamKapamilyaTo commented, "Another forte of ABS-CBN talaga is making action series.#TIHTheOrigin"
"Kudos to the team ang galing ng fight scene.Action na action siya," @RenielSubang shared.
In the coming episodes, see how Apollo starts his mission of hunting down the members of Tatsulok while juggling his relationship with Cassandra (Maja).
Watch the intense action in "The Iron Heart," Mondays to Fridays, 8:45 PM on A2Z, Kapamilya Channel, TV5, Kapamilya Online Live on Facebook and YouTube, Jeepney TV, and TFC IPTV.