Marco continues to be busy

June 21, 2023 Mario Bautista 434 views

Marco1Marco2MARCO Gumabao is certainly one of the busiest Viva hunks today. On the big screen, he just did the sexy romcom “Baby Boy, Baby Girl” with Kylie Versoza which is currently the number one movie on Prime Video.

On TV, after doing the series “Di Na Muli” with Julia Barretto, he now stars in another series, “Deadly Love”, this time with Louise de los Reyes, for Viva One that starts streaming on July 10.

Aside from this, he is also in the cast of the current TV5 sitcom, “Kurdapya”, with Yassi Pressman. And he is shooting yet another new series with inamorata, Cristine Reyes, “Minsan Pa Nating Hagkan ang Nakaraan”, a TV remake of the of the film with the same title shown in 1983 starring Vilma Santos, Christopher de Leon and Eddie Garcia, as directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya.

The new version will star Cristine and Marco in the Vilma-Boyet roles as illicit lovers, with Cesar Montano playing the Eddie Garcia role as Vilma’s older husband.

At the presscon of “Deadly Love”, Marco says he is very thankful for all the blessings that are coming his way. “I really want to thank Viva for giving me good projects,” he says. “I can really feel na inaalagaan nilang mabuti ang career ko at hindi ako nababakante.”

What is his role in “Deadly Love” which is directed by Derick Cabrido?

“I play Amir, a mysterious guy who comes into the life of Louise de los Reyes as Tessa, a simple girl na laking probinsiya,” he replies. “She falls in love with me and I also have real feelings for her.

What she doesn’t know is that I have a hidden agenda. May ibang mission pala ako sa pakikipagkilala ko sa kanya and it has something to do with her parents, Jaclyn Jose and Raffy Tejada.”

“Deadly Love” is a very dark series where the characters lead double lives. It will turn our that Louise’s parents have a dark past they’re trying to run away from and Marco has been assigned to pursue them. But before he can accomplish his mission on them, they turn the tables on him and he goes missing. Louise become so disconcerted about his sudden disappearance and desperately looks for him.

“The script written by Enrico Santos is really intriguing,” adds Marco. “Viewers will be confused as to who they should trust. Louise discovers that the people she loves, me included, are all hiding something from her. She tries to find out what the truth is. But in this case, knowing the truth can be fatal for her. The situations in the series are all guaranteed to hook you into the mystery and mayhem surrounding the various characters.”

How is it working with Louise and Direk Derick Cabrido? “We shot the series on location, lock in, sa Mauban, Quezon. Louise, Direk Derick and everyone else in the cast are all a joy to work with.

Everyone is very professional so wala kaming naging problema, except for the weather. While we were there, inabot kami ng bagyo. Ulan nang ulan. It’s good Direk Derick is very cool about it and we were still able to shoot despite the problems posed by the uncooperative weather conditions.”

Also in the cast of “Deadly Love” are Simon Ibarra, Andrew Muhlach, Arvic Tan, Bob Jbeili, Pamela Ortiz and Harriette Damole. Don’t miss this exciting suspense-thriller to find out the bloody truth about its very secretive characters, premiering on July 10 on Viva One.