The making of Dolce Amore
From the phenomenal success of their top-rating series “Forevermore,” Liza Soberano and Enrique – one of the country’s hottest love teams – return to worldwide television to give viewers a taste of ‘sweet love’ via ABS-CBN’s newest romantic drama “Dolce Amore” beginning Monday, February 15 (Tuesday, February 16 – Australian Daylight Savings Time or AEDT, New Zealand Daylight Savings Time or NZDT, Guam, and Japan time) via The Filipino Channel (TFC).
“Dolce Amore” will replace “Pangako Sa’yo” after the successful remake ended its run last week.
After making the whole country fall in love and believe in forever, Liza and Enrique take on “Dolce Amore,” a story of two young wandering souls in search of who they really are, who will be brought together by destiny and feel an infallible connection with each other.
“It’s a project I think almost everyone will be able to relate to. It’s about finding your identity and finding love, and the story is just so fun and uplifting,” said Liza of the kickoff of TFC’s theme for the love month, ‘Feb-ibig.’
She plays Serena, a young girl raised in Italy by her adoptive parents. Though she lives a good life, she cannot shake off the feeling that an important part of her identity seems to be missing – the truth about where she came from.
Bearing the same struggles is the character of Enrique, Tenten, who grew up in an orphanage suffering from the pain of his real parents’ rejection. A hardworking raketero, Tenten takes on different jobs to help his adoptive family.
“It’s a ‘peasant meets a princess’ kind of feel. It’s a very light teleserye, like what we all love – the kind of ‘Forevermore’ feels,” shared Enrique.
Aside from “Forevermore,” the success of LizQuen also translated on the big screen, with “Just the Way You Are” and “Everyday I Love You” being certified box-office hits.
Moreover, Liza said that fans should expect her team-up with Enrique to level up in terms of ‘kilig,’ and that they will be more open to experimenting with their characters in “Dolce Amore.”
Serena and Tenten’s worlds collide when Serena, in search of herself, wanders off and travels to the Philippines, a country she is strangely drawn to and heard about from her Filipina nanny.
From their unexpected meet up, the two will discover a sense of belonging to each other and will find themselves exploring the greatest adventure of all – falling in love.
Kapamilya singer-actor and heartthrob Matteo Guidicelli, meanwhile, will take on the role of Giancarlo, Serena’s best friend who is secretly in love with her.
Playing Liza’s adoptive parents in the series are Cherie Gil (Luciana) and Ruben Maria Soriquez (Roberto), while Edgar Mortiz (Dodoy), Rio Locsin (Paps), and Kean Cipriano (Binggoy) will depict Tenten’s simple but loving adoptive family.
“Dolce Amore,” which will be subtitled in English for non-Filipino speaking viewers, will also see characters portrayed by seasoned actors Sunshine Cruz, Andrew E, and Frenchie Dy.
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