With "The Broken Marriage Vow" now finished with its first cycle of production, Zanjoe Marudo is sure that his character, David Ilustre, would irk viewers as early as the first few episodes.
“Maaasar kayo sa‘kin, maaasar talaga kayo sa‘kin dito sa show na ‘to,” the actor teased in an interview with ABS-CBN News.
Based on BBC Studios' "Doctor Foster," Zanjoe's character is a cheating husband who cheats on his wife Jill (Jodi Sta. Maria) with a younger woman named Lexy (Sue Ramirez).
But as much as he finds infidelity wrong, Zanjoe hopes that his character would shed light to the circumstances some people face that lead to cheating.
“Talagang gagawin ko ‘yung best ko para kahit paano, mapaintindi sa audience kung bakit may ganoong klaseng tao, kung bakit napupunta siya sa ganoong sitwasyon, kung bakit ka nagmamahal ng dalawang babae."
“Alam kong mali. Alam kong hindi siya tama, dahil may mga natatapakan, may mga nasasaktan. Pero sana, sa show na ‘to, maipaliwanag kung bakit napupunta sa ganoong sitwasyon ang tao, babae man ‘yan o lalaki,” he explained.
Technicality-wise, the Kapamilya actor said the cinematography of the series is something the viewers should look forward to.
“Ang galing ng setup ng camera, hindi siya typical. Siguro, puwede kong sabihin, parang mata niyo (audience) ‘yung camera. Para kayong namboboso. Ganoon ‘yung naramdaman ko. Para kayong kapitbahay na, ‘Ano’ng nangyayari kina Jill?’ Ganoon ‘yung pinaramdam sa akin ng camera movement at placement. Kasali ang audience, parang mata nila ‘yun,” he said.
He continued, "Ngayon lang ako nakaramdam ng habang ginagawa pa ‘yung show, hindi pa pinapalabas, positive na ‘yung nararamdaman ko. Nagiging proud na agad ako, hindi pa man tapos, wala pa man sa kalahati. Nandoon na ‘yung pagiging proud ko doon sa show."
Helmed by director Connie Macatuno, "The Broken Marriage Vow" also stars Zaijian Jaranilla, Joem Bascon, Jane Oineza, Rachel Alejandro, Bianca Manalo, and Empress Schuck, among others.
It is slated for release soon!
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