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This article is about the 2018 version on IBC 13. For the 1978 and 2007 version, see Flordeluna and Maria Flordeluna.

Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna?
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Genre Family drama
School (High school)
Romance
Created by IBC Creative Department
Mel Mendoza-del Rosario
Secarats Talent Management Services
Developed by Ginny Monteagudo-Ocampo
Secarats Television
Written by Nathaniel Arciaga
Ana Maria Macapugay
Marianne Villalobos
Directed by Laurice Guillen
Mervyn B. Brondial
Starring Kylie del Rosario
Diether Ocampo
Jed Montero
Jennica Garcia
Rico Barrera
Hilda Koronel
Phillip Salvador
Kyle Vergara
Janina Vela
Emilio Garcia
Basti Gonzales
Michael Tañeca
Dexie Daulat
Lyka Ugarte
E.R. Ejercito
Opening theme Flordeluna
by Cherryz Mendoza
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
English
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily) (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Francis Custodio Abuan Jr.
Patty & Sam Fashion Collection
Producer(s) Mavic Holgado-Oducayen
Editor(s) Godwin Lucena
Marya Ignacio
Location(s) Metro Manila, Philippines
Cinematography Monino Duque
Gary Gardoce
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Secarats Talent Management Services
Broadcast
Original channel IBC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run August 27, 2018 – present
Chronology
Related shows Flordeluna (radio drama)
Flordeluna (RPN, 1978)
Maria Flordeluna (ABS-CBN, 2007)
External links
Website

Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? (Lit: Where Are You, Flordeluna?) is a 2018 Philippine family drama television series based on the Flordeluna radio drama in the 1970s written by Marcos Navarro Sacol, the 1978 television series Flordeluna (aired by RPN) originally starred by Janice de Belen in the title role and the 2007 television series Maria Flordeluna (aired by ABS-CBN) that starred Eliza Pineda in the title role. Directed by Laurice Guillen and Mervyn B. Brondial, it is topbilled by Kylie del Rosario in her first leading role as Flordeluna, a 15-year-old high school girl who has an efforts in learning her family together against all odds and amidst the trials and tribulations where she face in her truth and her life. The series premiered on IBC's Primetime Ang Dating evening block and worldwide on Global IBC from August 27, 2018, replacing Merlyna. A radio version of the series aired weekdays on DZTV Radyo Budyong 1386 and DZTV TeleTrese in Mega Manila, with several of its regional Radyo Budyong stations nationwide (DYBQ Radyo Budyong 981 Iloilo, DYJJ Radyo Budyong 1296 Roxas, DYRG Radyo Budyong 1251 Kalibo, DYBG Radyo Budyong 672 Cebu and DXML Radyo Budyong 1440 Davao).

This is the second soap opera adaptation of IBC and Secarats after its initial success of the 2017 adaptation, Hanggang Kailan, Annaliza?. This is also dubbed as the best soap opera ever that IBC and Secarats produced.

OverviewEdit

First adaptationEdit

Main article: Flordeluna (Philippine TV series)

Flordeluna is the original 6-year classic and family drama written by Marcos Navarro Sacol and directed by Tony Santos, Sr.. Benny Rivera and the late Herminio "Butch" Bautista, it was topbilled by award-winning actress Janice de Belen in her title role and her titular character. The cast also included the late Drama King Dindo Fernando, award-winning actress and director Laurice Guillen and Herbert Bautista as Reneboy. It was considered as the network's very first soap opera and also in a primetime slot. It was originally aired on RPN for Book 1 from 1978 to 1984 and Book 2 from 1987 to 1988.

Follow the story of 10-years old Flordeluna, who wanted to bring her family together in the midst of all their trials.

Second adaptationEdit

Main article: Maria Flordeluna

Maria Flordeluna is the 2013 Philippine family drama directed by Jerry Lopez-Sineneng, it was topbilled by Eliza Pineda as the titular character, with Albert Martinez as Leo Alicante, Eula Valdez as Mary Jo Esperitu and John Estrada as Gary Alvarado. It was aired on ABS-CBN from February 12, 2007 to June 22, 2007.

PlotEdit

Flordeluna (Kylie del Rosario) is a kind-hearted high school teenager who has an efforts in learning her path and her rich family which is the Alicante family as she raised by her father Leo (Diether Ocampo) as a policeman while Elvira (Jed Montero) is a beautiful stepmother who loves a policeman. When she struggled and learned her romantic love parent, Flordeluna always civil and caring toward when she learned and achieved. Things take a turn for the worse when the young girl's parents started maltreating her life.

Cast and CharactersEdit

Main CastEdit

  • Kylie del Rosario as Flordeluna Alicante - Flordeluna is the daughter of Leo and Elvira. She was named after a white flower that only blooms at night. She is an fifteen-year-old who struggles to keep her family together and happy.
  • Diether Ocampo as SPO1 Leo Alvarado Alicante - the father of Flordeluna.
  • Jed Montero as Elvira Aragoncillo-Alicante - the stepmother of Flordeluna who falls in love with Leo Alicante.
  • Jennica Garcia as Josephine "Jo" Espero - Jo Espero is a high school teacher. She has one daughter, Wilma. 
  • Rico Barrera as Benjie Alvarado - the police officer of the Philippine National Police and Leo's friend.
  • Hilda Koronel as Brigida Espero - Jo's mother and Wilma's grandmother. Her nickname is "Mamita."
  • Phillip Salvador as Roberto Espero - Jo's father and Wilma's grandmother.
  • Kyle Vergara as Jacob Charles "JC" Custodio  - JC is a student at the university.
  • Janina Vela as Annie Natividad - Annie is the daughter of Tibor, who is attending college.
  • Emilio Garcia as Tibor Natividad - Annie's father.
  • Basti Gonzales as Renato Manuel "Rene Boy" Martinez - Reneboy is the youngest son of Marlyn and Flordeluna's love interest.
  • Michael Tañeca as Monty Galvante - Flordeluna's classmate/friend at high school.
  • Dexie Daulat as Wilma Espero - Wilma is the daughter of Jo Espero.
  • Lyka Ugarte as Marlyn Martinez - Rene Boy's mother.
  • E.R. Ejercito as Police Director (General) Albert Padilla - the police director of the Philippine National Police.

Supporting CastEdit

  • Lovely Rivero as Doña Agueda - Monty's mother-of-law.
  • Bodjie Pascua as Lito "Mang Lito" Galvante - Monty's grandfather.
  • Nadine Samonte as General Aida Raymundo - the general of the Philippine National Police.
  • Marcine Panganiban as Jenny Delavin - Flordeluna's classmate/friend at high school.
  • Alexandra Quiambao as Aira Ababa - Flordeluna's classmate/friend at high school.
  • Aaron Rosario as Eric David - Reneboy's classmate/friend at high school.
  • Carl Longno as Bonoy Ravales - Reneboy's classmate/friend at high school.
  • Jerould Aceron as Santi Zamora - JC's freshman in college.
  • Luis Gabriel Moreno as Renzo Paderna - JC's freshman in college.
  • Sandy Talag as Liezl Guevara - Annie's mean friend in college.
  • Krishna Johnson as Gayle Evangelista - Annie's mean friend in college.
  • Neil Perez as SPO2 Bonoy Santiago - Leo's policeman.
  • Peewee O'Hara as Greta Ravales - the personal maid of Brigida.
  • Joan Marie Bugcat as Yaya Vivienne - JC's nanny who helps min and Annie realize their feelings for each other.
  • Marc Acueza as SPO3 Rolly Carreon - Leo's policeman.

Extended CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

Special ParticipationEdit

Radio CastEdit

There was the voice cast of the radio version of Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? which was broadcast weekdays at 2:30PM on DZTV Radyo Budyong 1386.

  • Veronica Duterte as Flordeluna Alicante
  • Jacob Clayton as Rene Boy Martinez
  • Margaret Planas as Wilma Espero
  • Roasanna Villegas as Jo Espero
  • Danny Depante as Leo Alicante
  • Abby Masilongan as Elvira Aragoncillo-Alicante
  • Eric Galvez as Gary Alvarado

EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? episodes

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

In May 2018, after the success of the curriculum-based drama series Hanggang Kailan, Annaliza?, IBC and Secarats unveiled the classic drama series Flordeluna, the top-rating and phenomenally successful TV soap remade on primetime and will be one of Kapinoy Network's second quarter offerings for 2018 as the concept of revival of massive hit teenager-starred telenovelas of the previous decades on Philippine television.

The show is the third installment of the original soap opera that will capture and touch the hearts of hundreds of thousands of Filipino viewers who cried as they enjoyed the soap opera, Flordeluna originally played by award-winning actress Janice de Belen, aired on RPN from 1978 to 1984, regarded as one of the classic hit soap operas that paved the way for modern teleseryes in Philippine television. In 2007, ABS-CBN acquired the rights of the soap opera to remake the teleserye as Maria Flordeluna and Eliza Pineda played the title role as the trend of remaking classic child-starred Philippine telenovelas of all time.

The third installment of Flordeluna is Secarats premier teen star Kylie del Rosario, dubbed as the Teleserye Princess, in her first lead dramatic acting role of the soap opera. During a media announcement on May 31, 2018, IBC and Secarats unveiled the project to create the new title Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? featuring the kind-hearted high school teenager, which will serve as the first major drama project of Kylie in her title role. "Kylie as Flordeluna" trended on Twitter for several hours after the announcement.

Kylie joins the ranks of the leading Primetime Princess of IBC such as the undisputed Fantaserye Princess Janella Salvador, the Mall Princess Cherryz Mendoza, the Drama Princess Sofia Andres, the Comedy Princess Joyce Abestano, the Soap Opera Princess Jhazmyne Tobias and the Versatile Princess Adela Marshall, who are in their full-fledged primetime heronies.

FilmingEdit

Due to her schedule with acting and school, filming for Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? began in June 4, 2018, just 2 months before the soap opera's airing.

Differences from the originalEdit

  • The family name of Flordeluna was remained as Alicante in 1978 and 2007.
  • The apperance of Lao and Elvira in the remake series is younger than the original series.
  • In the 2018 remake, Flordeluna is part of Leo and Elvira's family.
  • Monty is included, he is Flordeluna and Rene Boy's bestfriend.
  • Flordeluna growed into a teenager.
  • According to Mervyn B. Brondial, the director of the 2018 remake series, his version of Flordeluna will be more traditional from the original series.

SoundtrackEdit

Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna?: Music from and Inspired by the Teleserye
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released August 24, 2018
Recorded 2018
Genre OPM
Pop
Label IBC Records
Ivory Music & Video

Due to the success of the soap opera, the soundtrack album for the teleserye was released on August 24, 2018 under IBC and Secarats Talent Management Services in cooperation with Ivory Music & Video and released by IBC Records under the music sub-label Secarats Records. The physical copy of soundtrack is available in leading music stores and digitally via Spotify, iTunes, Guvera, Deezer, Rdio and Amazon Music.

  1. Flordeluna (composer: Dondon Nakar, arranger: Arnold Buena) - Cherryz Mendoza
  2. Sa Aking Puso (composer: Vehnee Saturno) - Roel Manlangit
  3. Pangako (composer: Ogie Alcasid) - Grae Fernandez
  4. Sa Aking Buhay ay Ikaw (composer: Vehnee Saturno) - Hype 5ive
  5. Kapalaran (composer: Chito Ilacad) - Cherryz Mendoza
  6. Nakapagtataka (composer: Jim Paredes) - Via Saroca
  7. Kahit Ika'y Panaginip Lang (composer: Ryan Cayabyab) - Roel Manlangit
  8. Sa Aking Pag-iisa (composer: Fernando Feranil) - Erika Mae Salas
  9. Bakit Pa? (composer: Vehnee Saturno) - Grae Fernandez
  10. Pangarap Ko'y Ikaw (composers: Raul Mitra, Cacai Velasquez-Mitra) - Cherryz Mendoza

MerchandiseEdit

IBC and Secarats advantage of the curriculum-based drama's popularity to the partnership with Sari-Sari Kapinoy entitled Nasaan Ka, Flordeluna? Items, the merchandise that produce a school supplies (notebooks, bags, pencil case, watches, ballpen), dolls, wall clocks, keychains, stickers, posters, among others are also being sold available in the market, like supermarkets, supermalls, malls and much more in Mega Manila and nationwide in very affordable prices.

TriviaEdit

  • Kylie del Rosario is the third Flordeluna. She is a teen actress under Secarats Artist Group to play the role at age 15. Janice de Belen was 9 when she played Flordeluna, while Eliza Pineda was 11 when she was portrayed in the second Flordeluna as Maria Flordeluna.
  • In the teaser of the revival, it was said that the original soap opera ran from 1978 to 1984 and the soap opera remake in 2007.

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit