Mulawin vs. Ravena

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Mulawin vs. Ravena
Mulawin vs. Ravena title card.jpg
Title card
Genre
Created by Don Michael Perez
Written by
  • Don Michael Perez
  • Des Garbes-Severino
  • Luningning Ribay
Directed by
Creative director(s) Roy C. Iglesias
Starring Dennis Trillo
Theme music composer Jay Durias
Opening theme "Ikaw Nga" by Regine Velasquez[1] / Top One Project
Composer(s) South Border (rearranged by Raul Mitra)[2]
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 85 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Darling Pulido-Torres
Production location(s) Makati City, Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 26-48 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment TV
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release May 22 (2017-05-22) – September 15, 2017 (2017-09-15)
Chronology
Preceded by Mulawin: The Movie
Related shows
External links
Website

Mulawin vs. Ravena is a 2017 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. The series serves as a sequel to the fantasy television series Mulawin (2004) and the film Mulawin: The Movie (2005). Directed by Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez, it stars Dennis Trillo. It premiered on May 22, 2017 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Encantadia and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV.[3][4] It was moved to a latter timeslot after My Love from the Star ended. The series concluded on September 15, 2017 with a total of 85 episodes. It was replaced by Alyas Robin Hood in its timeslot.

The series is streaming online on HOOQ and YouTube.[5][6]

Premise[edit]

Ever since Ravena's breakaway from Avian, Mulawin and Ravena have been at war, fighting against each other over humans. Both have had histories of love affairs with humans, which resulted to half-blood offsprings. The dilution of their race has made Mulawins and Ravenas mortal like humans. The desire for immortality leads to the next chapter of the Mulawin-Ravena war.[7]

Cast and characters[edit]

Dennis Trillo portrays Gabriel Montenegro.
Heart Evangelista portrays Alwina.
Lovi Poe portrays Magindara.
Carla Abellana portrays Aviona.
Bea Binene portrays Anya Manalastas.
Regine Velasquez portrays Sandawa.
Chynna Ortaleza portrays Rashana.

Lead cast[edit]

  • Dennis Trillo as Gabriel Montenegro - son of Ravenum and Alwina's childhood friend.
  • Heart Evangelista as Alwina - Gabriel's childhood friend and the mother of Almiro and Tak.
  • Lovi Poe as Magindara - daughter of Sandawa and Mandarangan.
  • Carla Abellana as Aviona - Rodrigo's wife and Anya's mother.
  • Miguel Tanfelix as Pagaspas / Gas / Paggy / Bogart - Lawiswis' childhood friend and Lourdes' adoptive son.
  • Bianca Umali as Lawiswis / Wis / Emily - Tuka's adoptive daughter and Pagaspas' childhood friend.
  • Kiko Estrada as Rafael Montenegro - Savanna's son.
  • Bea Binene as Anya Manalastas - daughter of Aviona and Rodrigo.
  • Derrick Monasterio as Almiro / Rodrigo Manalastas - son of Alwina and Aguiluz.

Supporting cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

  • Seth dela Cruz as Uwak-ak "Wak" - Rashana and Gabriel's son.
  • Caprice Cayetano as Tagaktak "Tak" - Alwina and Gabriel's daughter.

Guest cast[edit]

  • Tom Rodriguez as Rodrigo - Aviona's husband
  • Leanne Bautista as young Anya
  • Dentrix Ponce as young Almiro
  • Marc Justin Alvarez as young Pagaspas
  • Althea Ablan as young Lawiswis
  • Josh Clement Eugenio as young Rafael
  • Geson Grenado as young Malik
  • John Feir as Banoy - leader of the Très Avés.
  • Jeff Carpio as Laab - leader of the Musang tribe.
  • Bryan Benedict as Ningas - Siklab's friend.
  • Kirst Viray as Ronnie - Savanna's servant.
  • Jordan Hong as Sandro
  • Elle Ramirez as Uyak - Tangos' wife.
  • Ashley Cabrera as Tisay
  • Carlon Matobato as Balatkayo
  • Froilan Sales as Bagyo
  • Victoria Quinn as Silayan
  • Mike Lloren as Diosdado - Dionisio's father.
  • Ollie Espino as Amang - Malik's father.
  • Kristofer Martin as Libero - Lagrimas' son.
  • Lharby Policarpio as Pakdaw - soldier in Avila and captain of Sipakbul fest.
  • Sherilyn Reyes-Tan as Lagrimas, mother of Libero.
  • Mega Unciano as Periko - Dakdak's friend.
  • Paolo Gumabao as Ryan - Rafael's rival for Marga.
  • Jazz Ocampo as Marga - Rafael's crush.
  • B Delgado as Patty - a Tabon.
  • Angela Evangelista as Riya - friend of Patty.
  • Krisha Kae Francisco as Oyayi - member of the Taguba tribe.
  • Ayra Mariano as Selda - Lumbas' daughter.
  • Ameera Johara as Langay - member of Tres Aves.
  • Yasser Marta as Palong - member of Tres Aves.
  • Vince Gamad as Kalaw - member of Tres Aves.
  • Kenken Nuyad as Lazcano - leader of the Scout group.
  • Jacob Briz as scout member - member of the Scout group.
  • Glaiza de Castro as Pirena - a fairy from Encantadia.
  • Mikee Quintos as Lira - niece of Pirena.
  • Pekto as Simeon - Bogart's adoptive father.
  • Joanna Marie Katanyag as Adora - Bogart's adoptive mother.
  • Lianne Valentin as Shiela
  • Maureen Larrazabal as Belinda - Shiela's mother.
  • Will Ashley de Leon as adult Wak
  • Ayeesha Martinez as adult Tak

The cast of Mulawin (2004) and Mulawin: The Movie (2005) including Richard Gutierrez, Angel Locsin, Michael de Mesa, Gary Estrada, Romnick Sarmienta, Bianca King, Sam Bumatay, Miguel Tanfelix, Amy Austria, Eddie Gutierrez, Zoren Legaspi, Karen delos Reyes, Nicole Anderson, Paolo Contis and Boy2 Quizon appeared in archived footage.

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

The first appearance of the Mulawin in 12 years occurred in Encantadia (2016) starring Miguel Tanfelix as Pagaspas, the same actor who portrayed the same character in 2004.[8] It was followed by a guest appearance of Alden Richards in the same series as Lakan.[9] In Encantadia (2005), the Mulawins also made several appearances including Avilan, the leader of the Mulawins serving as a spirit guide to Amihan.[10] The show was announced during GMA Network's New Year Countdown, with the official title as Mulawin vs. Ravena as part of the network's line-up in 2017.[11][12]

Casting[edit]

In November 2016, Popoy Caritativo, manager of actor Dennis Trillo posted an Instagram photo regarding his meeting with GMA Network executives including Cheryl Ching-Sy, AVP for Drama regarding the sequel of the hit 2004 series, Mulawin.[13] Trillo was also present in the said meeting which was later revealed to topbill the upcoming series, in a yet to be determined role.[14][15] In December 2016, Alden Richards and Miguel Tanfelix who both appeared in Encantadia (2016) as Lakan and Pagaspas respectively were also announced to be part of show.[16][17] On January 16, 2017, more cast members were announced which included Regine Velasquez.[18] Dennis Trillo and Miguel Tanfelix reprised their roles from the 2004 television series and 2005 film as Gabriel and Pagaspas respectively.[14]

Ratings[edit]

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Mulawin vs. Ravena earned a 12.2% rating.[19] While the final episode scored an 8.9% rating.[20]

Accolades[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Primetime Drama Series Mulawin vs. Ravena Nominated [21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mulawin VS Ravena 'Ikaw Nga' Music Video". GMA News. May 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ Mulawin VS Ravena 'Ikaw Nga' Music Video
  3. ^ "LOOK: Muling pagbabalik ng mga Mulawin, magaganap na ba sa 2017?". 
  4. ^ "'Mulawin' magbabalik-TV, Dennis kasama sa cast". Tempo. November 13, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Mulawin vs. Ravena - A million stories for a billion people - HOOQ". Retrieved August 17, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Mulawin VS Ravena - Home - Full Episodes". Retrieved June 29, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Mulawin VS Ravena". Retrieved June 27, 2018. 
  8. ^ "LOOK: Image teases 'Mulawin' on '". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Alden Richards, sasamahan si Miguel Tanfelix sa 'Encantadia' bilang 'Mulawin'". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  10. ^ "WATCH: Miguel Tanfelix back in Mulawin role on 'Encantadia'". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  11. ^ Dabu, Bianca Rose. "'Mulawin vs. Ravena' to air in GMA Primetime this 2017!". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  12. ^ Tuazon, Nikko. "Mulawin sequel, Full House with Regine Velasquez, included among GMA-7 shows for 2017". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  13. ^ Acar, Aedrianne. "LOOK: Muling pagbabalik ng mga Mulawin, magaganap na ba sa 2017?". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  14. ^ a b Gabinete, Jojo (November 12, 2016). "Dennis, lilipad na sa March 2017!". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Mulawin Remake". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  16. ^ Ta-as, Apple. "Alden Richards to join 'Encantadia' as Mulawin". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  17. ^ Calderon, Nora. "Mulawin sa Encantadia ibinuko". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  18. ^ "Regine Velasquez joins Mulawin vs Ravena". GMA Network. GMA Network. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  19. ^ "MULAWIN vs. RAVENA RATINGS (May 22, 2017)". 
  20. ^ "September 15 (Fri) TV Ratings / AGB Nielsen / NUTAM People in TV Homes". Retrieved September 15, 2017. 
  21. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". Retrieved November 16, 2017. 

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