Award-winning actors Coco Martin and Angel Locsin will join forces for the first time in the two-part special tribute of “Maalaala Mo Kaya” for the Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who died in the Mamasapano clash. The first episode of Coco and Angel’s “MMK” will be aired this Saturday (April 25).
“TV viewers will be able to see in our ‘MMK’ episode the struggles and difficulties that our SAF commandos endure. They will see here the roles that our heroes play: son, brother, friend, a policeman, and a loved one. I hope we’ll be able to give justice to all their sacrifices,” said Coco.
“This is a big salute to our fellow Filipinos who gave up their lives for us. This is a good way to make TV viewers appreciate and be reminded of all the efforts of our SAF commandos to protect our nation,” said Angel.
In the “MMK” special, Coco and Angel will portray the characters of Garry and Suzette, a young couple whose love for each other and dreams for the future will be tested by fate.
Coco and Angel are joined by Ejay Falcon, Rita Avila, Alex Medina, Marx Topacio, Efren Reyes, Trina Legaspi, Denisse Aguilar, Jillian Aguila, Aenah Solano, and Johan Santos in this “MMK” special tribute. Also joining the cast are Macki Billiones, Dale Baldilio, Dante Ponce, Mike Lloren, Michael Roy Jornales, Jed Montero, Dionne Monsanto, and Dang Cruz.
It is under the direction of Garry Javier Fernando and written by Arah Jell Badayos and Benson Logronio. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos.
Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 24 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different generations who cried, laughed, fell in love, and got inspired through the real-life narratives of the show’s letter-senders.
Don’t miss the first part of the special tribute for the 44 SAF commandos in the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, “MMK,” this Saturday, 7:15PM, after “Home Sweetie Home” on ABS-CBN. For more updates, log on to MMK.abs-cbn.com, follow @MMKOfficial on Twitter, and “like” Facebook.com/MMKOfficial. Tweet your thoughts about this Saturday’s episode by using the hashtag #MMKFallen44.