Kylie Padilla Leads the TV Series Remake of 'Blusang Itim!'

Kylie Padilla, the 18-year old daughter of the action star Robin Padilla will play the lead role in the TV series remake of the classic movie "Blusang Itim".

After choosing among the different Kapuso young stars like Gwen Zamora and Sarah Lahbati, GMA-7 decided to give the lead role to Kylie. She will portray the character of Jessa which was previously played by Ms. Snooky Serna.

"Blusang Itim" is a 1986 Seiko Films movie of the same title. Snooky played the lead role and her leading men in this film were Richard Gomez and Joel Alano. Here is the original movie poster of this said classic film:

In the remake, Kylie's leading men will be the hunk actor Carl Guevarra and Maxene and Elmo's brother, Frank Magallona. Frank will reprise the role of Richard Gomez.

Kylie's kontrabida in this TV series will be Wynwyn Marquez. She will reprise the character of Lani Mercado!

This will gonna be a big break for Kylie. This is also her first starring role in a TV series. We may recall that Kylie first appeared on TV in 2008 in a supporting role in the fantaserye "Joaquin Bordado" together with her father Robin. This first TV appearance won for Kylie her first award in showbiz – Best New Female TV Personality at the 22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television.

She continued her showbiz career on GMA-7 by being part of the musical variety show "Party Pilipinas" and acting stints in “Tween Hearts” and “Dwarfina.”

Right now, Kylie is being trained by Ms. Gina Alajar in an acting workshop to prepare her for the role. Good luck Kylie! c",)

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