Character actor Pepe Herrera is Toni Gonzaga’s leading man in the Philippine adaptation of hit South Korean film, My Sassy Girl.
The announcement was made by the movie’s producer, TinCan, earlier today, January 25, 2021.
From the Facebook post of TinCan, they finally introduced Herrera to the public.
“Grateful for your warm response for our Sassy Girl. Today, let us celebrate the guy who will tell her story. We are proud to share with you Pepe Herrera as our leading man for My Sassy Girl. #MySassyGirlPH”
The post also gave a sneak peek of Pepe and Toni’s scenes in the upcoming film.
Fans are excited for the remake of the film, especially for Gonzaga’s come back on the big screen after she stayed low key from acting but remained active on her hosting projects.
Netizens also share mixed reaction about the casting, especially for Gonzaga’s role, but both of the artists fan think that the chemistry of the two will surely be solid, given their line on comedy acting.
“Funny is the new pogi. Talent/Skill is greater than looks.”
“Atleast they chose a good actor and not just a “good” looking actor. Tired of seeing the same good looking actors as the leading man instead of the more deserving ones.”
“I know he is good, production did good!!! Congrats Pepe!!!”
“Pepe Herrera broke the stereotype handsome leading man of KDRAMA land😂 …
Kaabang abang to, Ang swerti ni Pepe🙌 magaling din syang comedian actor😁”
“Eto yung solid na leading man, refreshing sa mata ”
TinCan has yet to announce the platforms where My Sassy Girl will be shown, including its premiere date.
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