Having already recognized one another previous to coming into present biz, younger actors Migo Adecer and Kate Valdez are actually extra in tune with one another’s personalities and emotions. And that, in flip, results in onscreen chemistry.
“Our tandem is solid and we have been working together for almost our entire careers. We first met before show biz. So we now understand not only the good things about each other, but also the weaknesses,” Migo stated in a video convention for the GMA Public Affairs drama anthology “My Fantastic Pag-ibig.”
Kate, who has additionally labored with Migo within the exhibits “Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday” and “Project Destination,” was initially stunned that their love group was acquired enthusiastically by followers.
“I’m so happy because there are people who love our team-up and are moved by it. I was surprised that they feel a spark,” Kate stated. “Because we know each other well, it wasn’t hard for us to make them relate to us, or make them feel what we want them to feel.”
The two first met in a industrial shoot in 2014. And it’s wonderful, Migo stated, to have witnessed Kate’s progress and how far she has come as a performer.
“Kate’s hardworking. I have seen her go through trials and ordeals, and jump through hoops to get to where she is now. She could have failed, but she didn’t, because she’s strong. And she proved those who doubted her capabilities. She took that as a positive challenge,” stated Migo, 21, who received the sixth season of the fact expertise search “Starstruck.”
Kate, then again, appreciates that Migo may be very simple. “Ever since, he will always say what he feels or what’s in his mind. And while I admit that it can be a bit annoying at times, I actually like that about his personality,” she stated. “I would rather have that than someone who says things that he or she doesn’t really mean.”
They’re an ideal combo, the 20-year-old actress jested, as a result of Migo loves teasing her, and she will get simply aggravated. “He likes to annoy me and I’m pikon,” she stated, laughing.
During the improved neighborhood quarantine, when tv tasks are on maintain, Migo tried to concentrate on singing—his different ardour—and was fairly productive with it. But to verify his appearing doesn’t get rusty, Migo would do appearing train on the most random moments.
“Sometimes, I would randomly make myself cry while brushing my teeth, just to see if I can do it,” stated Migo, who, admittedly, had a tough time when he first returned to taping for “Waray vs. Biday.”
“The first three days were super tough. I remember asking our director if my approach was OK or if I had to push it. He told me to just trust the process, dig deep into the characters, and everything will follow. Eventually, it all started coming back,” he stated. “It’s like riding a bike—but don’t let it get too rusty!”
Kate agreed with Migo, saying that their earlier locked-in taping periods helped heat them up for “My Fantastic Pag-Ibig’s” second installment, “Exchange of Hearts,” which aired final Saturday and once more on Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., on GMA News TV.
“While in quarantine, I kept on watching just to keep my emotions and reactions in check; to make sure I’m not going numb,” she quipped. “But so far, I’m happy because drawing inspiration and emotions isn’t so hard anymore, thanks to my costars and the working environment.”
In “Exchange of Hearts,” Migo and Kate will play, Popoy and Celine, respectively—a longtime couple on the verge of breakup, due to their variations in personalities: Popoy is the “stop and smell the flower” type of man, which Celine, a career-driven lady, can not stand.
Things take a flip when Celine and Popoy meet a “plantita,” who seems to be a witch. The couple quickly “finds themselves trapped in an unexpected situation.”
“My character is decisive and she feels like she can’t get along with her chill boyfriend,” Kate stated. “My past roles have had some similarities, but this one’s different. She’s very jolly and rambunctious.”
“Popoy is a happy-go-lucky guy. Nothing can take away his positivity no matter what,” Migo stated of his position. “Even if all odds are against him, he will never give up. And that’s what I’m also known for.” INQ
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