After weeks of speculation, Star Cinema confirmed that Liza Soberano will be taking on the iconic role of Darna. And social media lit up with the news.
Darna and Liza Soberano are the first and sixth trending topics on Twitter as of press time. Fans, including a few celebrities, are sending out their well-wishes to the young actress. It’s safe to say most people are pleased with the announcement.
Excited for Liza as Darna!
— jose marie viceral (@vicegandako) May 30, 2017
Wow! Si Liza ang Darna! #exciting
— Yeng Constantino (@YengPLUGGEDin) May 30, 2017
After Pia Wurtzbach, now Darna. Liza Soberano is taking iconic roles and raising the bar. I'm already hearing her shout "Darna!" in my head.
— James Vitaliano (@jamesvitaliano) May 30, 2017
I don't know about you guys but Liza Soberano as the new Darna is lit! 😍👌 You deserve this big break, Hope! Prove them wrong! 😎
— ㅤ (@toniuehara_wp) May 30, 2017
Liza takes on the role of the comic book superhero from Angel Locsin. Angel had to hand over the red costume due to health concerns.
Liza joins has been previously played by the country’s most celebrated actresses like Nora Aunor, Lorna Tolentino, Gina Pareño, Marian Rivera, Sharon Cuneta, and Regine Velasquez.
Fly high, Liza!
Photo courtesy of Liza Soberano’s Instagram accoun