Alfred Vargas considers it a challenge to be part of the stellar cast of “All About Eve,” the Pinoy version of the popular and well-loved Koreanovela, which captured the hearts of TV viewers worldwide. “All About Eve” is premiering on GMA 7 come March 9.
“I am super excited with this project and I was surprised that I became a part of this,” said the handsome actor. “It feels great to be part of a wonderful cast of elite actors, competent performers. It’s a challenge for me and I am proud of this project.”
Alfred believes “All About Eve” answers his need for a series that would bring out the actor in him. “I have long wanted and waited for the opportunity to show my talent and to show what I have. I’ve been known to be a hard worker. Nothing beats hard work. Being in a project like this is like being in school. I know I stand to learn a lot and gain a wealth of experience in acting with my co-stars,” said the actor.
A Scorpion, Alfred’s perfect for his role as Warren, the very passionate lover adored by Eloisa (played by Iza Calzado) but he will fall for Erika (played by Sunshine Dizon), who would stop at nothing to get everything that Eloisa has. Scorpions are known to be very passionate.
How passionate is Alfred in real life? “Very passionate. I really give my all to the person that I love,” he said.
This is the fourth time that Alfred is working with Iza. They’ve previously worked together in “Encantadia,” “Impostora,” “ESP” and now, “All About Eve.”
“It’s fun working with Iza because she’s a terrific actress. Everytime I act with Sunshine or with Iza, I don’t have to act at all. All I have to do is just react. That’s what I told myself — just react with them the way I am supposed to and I will be fine,” Alfred explained even as he finds the role challenging.
“Of course, there were some adjustments that needed to be done during our first taping day. I was trying to get to know my character and the chemistry I have with my co-stars. It’s really a challenge. Since I am playing a cameraman-photographer, there are some nuances in acting that I need to know to come up with a decent interpretation of my role. I just read the script thoroughly and with the guidance of Direk Gil Tejada, Jr., I know I will be able to do it.
“If I don’t how to attack a scene, I don’t hesitate to ask my director for advice. I think that is one of my strengths as an actor. I really get people to help me come up with a good performance,” he added.
Alfred believes though he has to do more interesting roles that he could really sink his teeth into and give more meat to his acting. And he believes that the role of Warren in “All About Eve” will give him just that.
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Even before his mom, Alma Moreno, could tell him about the news that she’s getting married to Marawi City Mayor Sultan Fajad “Pre” Salic on April 9 in Marawi, it already has gotten to the attention of Mark. That’s why when he asked his mom about it, she told him the news is true.
The only question that he had in mind was what kind of wedding will it be – a Christian wedding since his mom is Catholic or a Muslim wedding since the Mayor is Muslim? Mark even joked to his mom that if ever there is a dowry to be given to her, he will be the one to accept it.
Actually, Mark said he didn’t ask much about the forthcoming wedding of his mom. All that he is concerned about is for his mom to be happy.
Mark is also very happy with his career in GMA 7. “Luna Mystica” is winding up soon but he has started work in the new TV series “All About Eve” that will air on Monday on the GMA Telebabad block. The cast of “All about Eve” is set to leave for Singapore where some of the important scenes would be shot.
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ABS-CBN’s Sunday night show, Sharon continues to touch lives and bring joy to Filipino families around the globe and it once again brought home an award as Best Celebrity Talk show from the prestigious Gawad Tanglaw Awards.
The academe-based award-giving body Gawad Tanglaw or ‘Gawad Tagapuring mga Akademisyan ng Aninong Gumagalaw’ has been giving out honors for the past six years now. This is an annual event which has different categories such as movies, television, radio and journalism.
Held at Las Piñas, the awards ceremony boasted of honoring and giving credit to only the best and most recognized TV shows and personalities. The Megastar and the men and women behind the Sharon show are grateful for being chosen as this year’s Best Celebrity Talk Show.
The whole team thanks all of their loyal fans and viewers from all over the world for their continued support and encouragement to make their show even better.
The Sharon show has received numerous awards in the past including the 2007 Best Entertainment Program by the Catholic Mass Media Awards and was also highly commended in the Asian TV Awards.
Be sure to catch the award winning show, Sharon, every Sunday after Rated K! on ABS-CBN.