Multi-awarded film director Joel Lamangan directs Yasmien Kurdi, J.C. de Vera, Marvin Agustin and Angelika de la Cruz with Dina Bonnevie in a story of treachery, connivance and vengeance, and how wealth and power can ruin a society.
The novel was turned into a highly acclaimed film on 1989, it directed by the late Lino Brocka under VIVA Films. It starred Christopher de Leon, Hilda Koronel, Bembol Roco and Sharon Cuneta; both Cuneta and Koronel were nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award (also known as FAMAS Awards). The screenplay was written by Joen Chinglo.
After the highly-succesful afternoon dramas Pati Ba Pintig ng Puso and Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig, GMA Network decided to move the popular love-team of Yasmien Kurdi and J.C. de Vera to primetime television. Angelika de la Cruz and dramatic actress Dina Bonnevie were casted and marked their return to the network.
Also starring in the drama series are Diana Zubiri, Jennica Garcia, Glydel Mercado, Tonton Gutierrez, Paolo Contis, Jay Aquitania, Mart Escudero, Emilio Garcia, Mike Tan, Joseph Bitangcol, Patrick Garcia, LJ Reyes, Ian de Leon, Mike Magat and Robert Ortega.
Babangon Ako’t Dudurugin Kita is set to premiere on March 24, 2008, taking the timeslot of Marimar. Watch for the opening sequence having 400 extras and 20 helicopters, marking the program as GMA’s most ambitious drama series.