CELEBRITY WORLD PH
By Crispina M. Belen
Glaiza de Castro renews contract with GMA Network
The blessings just keep on coming for award-winning Kapuso actress Glaiza de Castro. After being engaged recently, Glaiza renewed her ties with GMA Network after signing another exclusive contract with the Network last Monday, February 8.
Present during the contract signing were GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Vice President for Drama, Redgie Magno, GMA Artist Center Assistant Vice President and Head for Talent Imaging andvMarketing Unit Simoun Ferrer, GMA Artist CentervSenior Talent Manager Tracy Garcia, and Senior Program Manager Nini Matilac.
Glaiza expressed her gratitude to the Network as it continues to give her meaningful projects that inspire fans and viewers. “Being part of the shows that have brought joy, inspiration, social and cultural awareness is what makes me feel proud as a Kapuso,” she said.
Aside from being a mainstay in the weekend variety show “All-Out Sundays,” Glaiza is gearing up for her role in the upcoming GMA series “Nagbabagang Luha,” which is a remake of the 1998 show top-billed by Lorna Tolentino, Alice Dixson, Richard Gomez, and Gabby Concepcion. Director is multi-awarded Ricky Davao.
“I feel honored to be chosen to reprise the role of Ms. Lorna Tolentino because she is one of the veteran actors I really look up to. She gives every role not only justice but truth and that’s always been my objective ever since. I’m looking forward to working with my co-actors, especially Ms. Gina Alajar, who was my first mentor in acting,” said Glaiza.
Meanwhile, Rasonable shared her delight as Glaiza continues her journey as a Kapuso. “Talagang nakakatuwa na hanggang ngayon ay na sa atin pa si Glaiza at nagpapatuloy pa ang ating relationship with her, na matagal na panahon na nating nakasama sa GMA. We’re very happy for her that she’s found her partner in life. We consider her family here in GMA.”
Ferrer, on the other hand, shared that the management is ready to provide Glaiza the platform to continue showing her many talents that the Filpino audience have loved and supported through the years, “Glaiza is no doubt a force to be reckoned with on screen. She has proven this in the various roles that she took on and excelled in ever since. There is more to come from her that is for sure and we couldn’t be any more proud and excited about it.”