MANILA, Feb 22 (Mabuhay) – After the successful launch of the hit primetime show “I Heart You Pare” of Dingdong Dantes, his girlfriend Marian Rivera is set to star in “Amaya”.

The last project together of Dingdong and Marian was “Endless Love”.

Both said they are very happy with their individual careers and thankful for the support of all their fans.

“Hindi ko yung magagawa ng magisa kaya I give credit for everyone,” Dingdong said on his first portrayal as a bad boy in national television.

Marian, on the other hand, promises something big with her epic series.

According to reports, Marian will have topless scenes for the upcoming series and will be paired with new actors.

One of Marian’s leading men is Mikael Daez, a 23-year-old model and Business Administration graduate from Ateneo de Manila University.

Critically-acclaimed actor Sid Lucero will also play as the actress’ love interest.

“First time ko silang makakatrabaho at excited ako na bago ang mga leading men ko sa new project na ito,” she said.

Marian is also hopeful that the viewing public will embrace “Amaya” as she takes on a new role in her showbiz career.

“Iba kasi itong ‘Amaya’. Historical drama kaya marami ding mapupulot na aral ang mga manonood natin.”

“Amaya” is expected to air in the coming weeks and will be directed by Mac Alejandre.

Other casts are Glaiza de Castro, Gina Alajar, Mon Confiado, Irma Adlawan, Gardo Versoza, Buboy Villar, Lani Mercado and more. (MNS)