Marian Revira As The New Darna!

Over the years Mar Ravelo's Darna komiks series has been a big hit action heroin among Filipinos. And it has been played by different artist in several generations; Rosa del Rosario, Liza Moreno, Eva Montes, Gina PareƱo, Vilma Santos, Rio Locsin, Anjanette Abayari, Nanette Medved, and Angel Locsin. And Regine Velasquez in the movie Captain Barbell of Bong Revilla , Sharon Cuneta in the Herbert Bautista starrer Captain Barbell, and even Dolphy in the gay-spoof version. 
Starting sometime in August. GMA produced another reincarnation of the Mars Ravelo komiks super-heroine, starred by Marian Rivera. Which as they say would be unlike among the rest.(Well, lets see to that!)

The cast includes Mark Anthony as Efren; Iwa Moto as Valentina; Nadine Samonte, Isabel Oli and Ehra Madrigal as Darna’s foes; Rita Avila and Jestoni Alarcon as the parents of Narda, Darna’s alter-ego; Janice de Belen as Valentina’s mother; Paolo Contis as Valentina’s father, King of the Snakes; Celia Rodriguez (who once played Valentina) as the caretaker of the orphanage where Narda grows up; and Robert “Buboy” Villar as Ding. Others in the cast: Alfred Vargas, Bearwin Meily, Angel Aquino, Maggie Wilson, Caridad Sanchez, Gabby Eigenmann and Roxanne Barcelo. Directors are Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez.