Ask any star that is working at ABS-CBN if they’d remain Kapamilya when given the chance, most probably you’d get the same answer: “Yes!”
And, recently, six of the most sought after celebrities have chosen to remain Kapamilya. All of them renewed their respective two-year contracts.
The line-up of renewed Kapamilya stars was led by actress Bea Alonzowho is looking forward to the upcoming South East Asian release of her movie Eeriethis month. She is also busy cooking up a soap opera with actor Richard Gutierrez. “I feel really blessed to remain a Kapamilya. My heart is so grateful for all the trust that the Kapamilya bosses are giving me,” Bea told members of the press after renewing her contract.
Another Kapamilya star that renewed his contract with ABS-CBN is actor Enchong Deewho starred in the Regal Entertainment movie Eliselast month. He is also doing another teleserye that is still under wraps. Enchong said that he’s very excited with the line-up of projects that ABS-CBN has offered him.
Kapamilya actor JM de Guzman, on the other hand, is busy preparing for a movie and teleserye on ABS-CBN. When asked how he feels that he's still a Kapamilya, JM shared, "I'm trying to be calm as possible but I really want to celebrate because this is a very special day for me."
Momshie Jolina Magdangalis happy that she will be spending another two years in ABS-CBN. She will still host the morning talk show Magandang Buhayalong with Melai Cantiverosand Karla Estrada. "Sobranghappy maging isang Kapamilya. I feel really grateful to ABS-CBN," Jolina gushed.
Yassi Pressmanalso renewed her contract with ABS-CBN. Her fans will continue to see her in one of the longest-running television series FPJ's Ang Probinsyano. Yassi can't help but express her gratitude to the Kapamilya network: "Masayang masaya akothat I found home here at winelkam ako ng mga taowith open arms. I just feel very blessed to still be here in ABS-CBN."
Completing the line-up of stars who signed up with ABS-CBN today is Bela Padillawho is busy taping for the new mystery-thriller Mea Culpa. She said it was a dream come true for her to be able to work with Jodi Sta. Maria. Bela also expressed her happiness as a Kapamilya, "I’m very satisfied. Being a Kapamilya, opened so many new opportunities for me in the last three years. I was able to write a book, write scripts, and more. I wouldn’t have done that if not for the support of our bosses here."
Present in the signing were ABS-CBN Chairman Mark Lopez, ABS-CBN President and CEO Carlo Katigbak, COO of broadcast Cory Vidanes, TV production head Laurenti Dyogi, head of finance for broadcast and news and current affairs Cat Lopez, Star Magic head Johnny Manahan, Veronique Corpuz of Viva Artist Agency Inc., and Perry Lansingan, co-manager of Jolina Magdangal.