Alex Gonzaga was chosen by ABS-CBN to give life to "Inday Bote", a classic "Pinoy Komiks" character which was once portrayed by the Diamond Star Maricel Soriano in the movie.
The announcement was made official during ABS-CBN's trade event held in World Trade Center last week, Gonzaga is being paired to Matteo Giudicelli and Kean Cipriano.
Inday Bote was first announced early this year by the network and tapped the teen loveteam of Nash Aguas and Alexa Ilacad who are now doing the successful series Bagito.
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According to some sources, Gonzaga was discouraged by the network executives to watch the movie version of Maricel Soriano so to give herself her own interpretation of the character.
Inday Bote is a 1985 classic fantasy film which stars Maricel Soriano and William Martinez. Inday, a tomboyish girl together with his younger brother push cart collecting old used bottles for a living. Unknown to both of them, seven dwarfs were trapped inside one of the bottles.they have collected which when freed will give them whatever they wish for.
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