Gerald Anderson is all praises for his "Hello, Heart" leading lady Gigi De Lana during the series' virtual media conference on Tuesday, November 23.
Despite it being her first acting project as a lead, Gerald said the RISE artist did a great job portraying her character Heart, especially how he witnessed the singer's efforts for her part.
“Outstanding [performance from Gigi]. Not just with the performance but also sa effort na binigay niya, 'yung passion na binigay niya. Alam mo talagang she cares for this. Malayo pa ang mararating sa platform na ito,” said Gerald.
He continued, “ABS-CBN will be so proud of her. 'Yung mga fans sobrang magiging proud din sa kaniya. Kasi napapanood siya sa YouTube sa ginagawa niyang mga kanta, ito ibang platform."
While the series marks their first project together, netizens are already fond of the two's pairing seeing their undeniable chemistry on the teaser.
Asked how they made it possible, Gerald said he just made Gigi feel comfortable as her co-star. He shared, “Hindi mo make-create 'yan lalo na sa sitwasyon ni Gigi, it's her first time. All you can do as partner niya, is to make her as comfortable as possible. We are in a very high pressure, sensitive, vulnerable environment."
“Kailangan comfortable siya. And then, let the rest happen. Sa awa ng Diyos, naging okay naman. We feel like we made magic. Sana maging magic siya sa December 15,” he added.
"Hello, Heart" will stream worldwide exclusively on iQiyi International starting this December 15.
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