Today, July 17, ABS-CBN News announced that the titular role of Darna will now be played by Halik star Jane De Leon.
News of her new role spread over the Internet, giving netizens shock and amazement over the actress’ recent accolade.
It could be recalled that original star Liza Soberano had to back out of filming due to a finger injury.
Jane took to Instagram to give her thanks for those who gave their cheers and support for her bagging the Darna role.
Jane joins the likes of Vilma Santos, Lorna Tolentino, Marian Rivera, and Angel Locsin as women who have played the iconic Filipina superhero. The film is yet to start production, but director Jerald Tarrog is eyeing a 2020 release.
Congratulations, Jane! What expectations do you have for our newest Darna? Comment down below!
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