The fantaserye is loosely based on the Filipino mythology of Ibong Adarna that was written in the 18th century about an eponymous magical bird.
“Adarna” is topbilled by Kylie Padilla and it will serve as the young actress’ first primetime series. Her leading men in the highly-anticipated project are Mikael Daez, Benjamin Alves and Geoff Eigenmann. Introducing in the series is newcomer Rafa Siguion-Reyna, son of famed directors Carlos Siguion-Reyna and Bibeth Orteza. Other cast-members include Chynna Ortaleza, Maureen Larrazabal, Jestoni Alarcon and Jean Garcia.
“Adarna” is under the helm of Ricky Davao and it is set to premiere on November 18, 2013 replacing “Kahit Nasaan Ka Man” on the network’s primetime block.
Watch the trailer here: