Rod Santiago's The Sisters

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Rod Santiago's The Sisters
Rod Santiago The Sisters.jpg
Format Drama
Created by Associated Broadcasting Company
Rod A. Santiago
Directed by Joyce Bernal
Argel Joseph
Starring Nadine Samonte
Leandro Muñoz
James Blanco
Wendell Ramos
Victor Silayan
Opening theme "Hiram"
sung by Faith Cuneta
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 40
Production
Executive producer(s) Manuel V. Pangilinan
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5)
Picture format NTSC
Original run July 18, 2011 (2011-07-18) – September 9, 2011 (2011-09-09)

Rod Santiago's The Sisters is the first TV adaptation of the classic Pinoy comic series written by Rod Santiago, which is the third dramaserye aired in Philippines by TV5 and starred by Nadine Samonte along with Leandro Muñoz and is directed by Joyce Bernal and Argel Joseph. The show marks Nadine Samonte's[1] first project in TV5.

Synopsis[edit]

It features the compelling story of twins Cristina and Bella Santiago whose relationship is put to the test with the consequences of their personal choices and the obstacles that fate brings their way.

Story[edit]

The Santiago twins may look exactly alike, but beneath their identical faces lies an extreme difference that entails their twisted fate. Cristina and Bella will also fall prey to the scheming ways of their vindictive aunt Socorro (Rio Locsin), who will stop at nothing to take everything from the sisters and their family. This new primetime series also brings back one of the most talented actors and sought after leading men to popular dramatic actresses, Leandro Muñoz. Portraying the role of the twins’ childhood friend Rafael, his character will be enmeshed in a complicated love triangle that will greatly affect the bond between the two sisters.

Cast[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Extended Cast[edit]

Cameo Appearance[edit]

  • Jestoni Alarcon as Eduardo Santiago
  • Angel Jacob as Leticia Santiago
  • Bobby Andrews as Young Enrique
  • Meg Imperial as Young Socorro
  • Paul Montecillo as Young Fidel
  • Morisette Amon as Young Carlota

The Santiago Family[edit]

  • Eduardo Santiago
  • Leticia Santiago
  • Socorro Santiago
  • Fidel Santiago
  • Soledad Santiago
  • Cristina Santiago
  • Bella Santiago

Soundtrack[edit]

Rod Santiago’s The Sister's theme song is an exceptional rendition of the song Hiram performed by Faith Cuneta with Gerald Salonga’s Philharmonic Orchestra.

Trivia[edit]

  • Both Lotlot De Leon and Zoren Legaspi have worked on GMA-7s recently ended Afternoon Drama Nita Negrita.
  • The First Primetime TV Series filmed and shot in HD.
  • This is newcomer Victor Silayan's first acting role. He has been seen in commercials such as Lucky Me! and StressTabs. He also took part in the Bench Uncut Fashion Show. He is related to former Beauty Queen, and late Chat Silayan and actor Vic Silayan.
  • This Theme song used on its same name of the theme song which aired in ABS-CBN way back in 2004.

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