Angel Locsin is returning to the small screen playing the title role in “The General’s Daughter.” Before the premiere of the new ABS-CBN series, she will appear in “FPJ’s Ang Probinsiyano,” particularly in the episode airing on January 4, 2019.
It is expected that Locsin’s character will have an encounter with Coco Martin’s character Cardo Dalisay in “Ang Probinsiyano.” However, it is unclear whether or not “The General’s Daughter” is a direct sequel of the series that premiered on ABS-CBN in 2015.
Directed by Direk Manny Palo and Mervyn Brondial, “The General’s Daughter” will premiere on ABS-CBN on January 21, 2019. It is under the creative unit Dreamscape headed by Deo Endrinal.
“The General’s Daughter” also stars Eula Valdez, Janice de Belen, Albert Martinez, Tirso Cruz III, Maricel Soriano, Ryza Cenon, Paulo Avelino, JC de Vera, Arjo Atayde, Loisa Andalio and Ronnie Alonte. Atayde, Avelino, Cruz, Martinez and Cenon played Joaquin Tuazon, Eric/Erwin Maniego, Arturo Padua, Tomas “Papa Tom” Tuazon and Aubrey Hidalgo, respectively in “Ang Probinsiyano.”
Locsin’s character in “The General’s Daughter” is 2nd Lt. Rhian Bonifacio while Martinez’s character is Brigadier Gen. Marcial de Leon. Cenon and de Vera will play 1st Lt. Jessie de Leon and Capt. Ethan del Fierro, respectively.
“The General’s Daughter” will feature Avelino as Franco Segismundo, Cruz as Santiago “Tiago” Guerrero, Valdez as Corazon de Leon, de Belen as Amelia Guerrero, Soriano as Nanang Isabelle, Andalio as Claire del Fierro and Alonte as Ivan Cañega. There are still no details about the character to be played by Atayde.
Roxanne Guinoo, Joseph Bitangcol, Meg Imperial and Bernard Palanca will play special roles in “The General’s Daughter.” They will play the respective younger versions of the characters played by de Belen, Martinez, Valdez and Cruz.
Ashley Sarmiento and Francine Diaz will play the young versions of Locsin’s character. Brandon Axl will play the young version of de Vera’s character.
Kim Molina, Lexi Fernandez, Ruben Maria Soriquez, Art Acuña and Cholo Barretto will play supporting characters in “The General’s Daughter.” Details about their respective characters are yet to be revealed.
Watch the trailer of “The General’s Daughter” from ABS-CBN here: