Kim, Kristoffer reignite tandem via Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw

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Friday, January 24, 2014

STARTING January 27, GMA Network unveils the latest addition to its slate of innovative programs for the first quarter of 2014 with the much-awaited debut of Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw. It will replace Prinsesa ng Buhay Ko before 24 Oras.

Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw is a beautiful love story which reaffirms that real joy is to share the fulfillment of each and every dream with our one true love.

To portray the lead roles in the drama series are sought-after Kapuso teen stars Kim Rodriguez as Josephine and Kristoffer Martin as Tupe.


Kim and Kristoffer are very excited to reignite their loveteam in Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw after the success of their first team-up via the Afternoon prime soap, Kakambal Ni Eliana.

Armed with their excellent onscreen chemistry and natural acting skills, both artists will make us believe once more that no obstacles can keep us apart from the ones we love.

Adding spice to Kim and Kristoffer's love story are two of the network's fresh-faced and fast-rising stars Joyce Ching as Cheska, the half sister of Josephine who will fight for her place as the one and true daughter of Edward (Gabby Eigenmann) and introducing Phytos Ramirez as Brix, the adventurous adopted son of Regina (G. Toengi) who will fall in love with Josephine.

Completing the cast are Janno Gibbs as Badong, the fisherman who will rescue Tupe after being separated from Josephine when they escape the island, Gabby Eigenmann as Edward, the real father of Josephine, G. Toengi as Regina, the real mother of Tupe, Jessa Zaragoza as Yvette, the scheming friend of Teresa and Regina, Neil Ryan Sese as Berto, Yvette’s cousin and bodyguard, Maricel Morales as Celia, the wife of Badong, Irene Celebre as Herminia, the matriarch of the Rodrigo family, Ida Yaneza as Salve, Yvett's mother.

Making Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw even grander is the special participation of veteran actor Joey Marquez as Artemio, the mysterious hermit in Isla de Amor who will be the guardian of Josephine and Tupe.

Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw tells the story of Tupe and Josephine who will grow up in a remote island known as Isla de Amor. In this island, they will discover everything about life and love without the interference of the rest of the world at a very young age.

Over the years, their mutual affection for each other develops into a beautiful, innocent young love since they have known nobody else but themselves on the island.

By some twist of fate, Josephine and Tupe will be separated when they decided to leave Isla de Amor. An accident occurs and Josephine will return in the island by herself while Tupe will be rescued by Badong.

Josephine is devastated and thinks that Tupe did not survive and he is already dead.

Will Josephine and Tupe's paths cross again? Will the young lovers fulfill their destiny to once and for all be together? Or will Josephine be ready to embrace a new love with Brix?

Under the direction of award-winning director Bb. Joyce Bernal, Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw will take viewers through a journey of smiles and tears, where true love always triumphs in the end.

Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw is another original creation of the GMA Drama group under the supervision of Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable; Vice President for Drama Redgie A. Magno; Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy; Program Manager Ali Marie Dedicatoria, and Executive Producer Marjorie P. Garcia.

The creative team is composed of Creative Director for Drama, Jun Lana; Creative Head, Jake Tordesillas; Creative Consultant, Aloy Adlawan; and Marlon Miguel as Headwriter. (PR)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on January 25, 2014.


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