The Killer Bride
|The Killer Bride|
|Created by||Arah Jell G. Badayos|
|Opening theme||"Halik sa Hangin" by KZ Tandingan|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||5 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Ann D. Guimbangunan|
|Producer(s)||Myleen H. Ongkiko|
|Running time||27–41 minutes|
|Production company(s)||RCD Narratives|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original release||August 12, 2019 –|
The Killer Bride is a 2019 Philippine drama television series starring Joshua Garcia, Janella Salvador, Geoff Eigenmann, and Maja Salvador. The series premiered on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel on August 12, 2019, replacing Sino ang Maysala?: Mea Culpa.
Las Espadas is a superstitious town that has been haunted by the ghost of The Killer Bride for years. Most of the residents have stories of encountering Camila dela Torre (Maja Salvador), the woman in 1999 who—right before her wedding day, "killed" and was found by her fiance in a matching bloody wedding dress and veil. In her murder trial, Camila begs to the court that she is wrongfully accused, but is eventually shunned by her own rich, prominent family and fiance Vito dela Cuesta (Geoff Eigenmann) who testifies against her. After giving birth to a beautiful baby girl in prison, a sudden freak fire encompasses the entire prison facility. Crying, desperate and unable to locate her newborn daughter, her last words exact revenge on every person who falsely accused her, all whilst her body burned in the flames.
Urban legend fuses into reality as eighteen years pass and a group of teenagers headed by Elias Sanchez (Joshua Garcia) again tell the story of Camila. Playfully, they claim that on the day of the blood moon eclipse, the ghost of Camila will possess a new body and finally kickstart Camila's vow for revenge. As if fulfilling the prophecy, a girl from nowhere, Emma Bonaobra (Janella Salvador) moves to the town. Securing a job as the town's mortuary cosmetologist, she is told of the tale of The Killer Bride but disbelieves it. Lo and behold, Emma wakes up near midnight, possessed by "The Killer Bride"/Camila herself to gatecrash her family's grand party event claiming that she is the long-dead Camila.
Once Emma's "possession" by Camila loses it's power, the dela Torre family and the entire town question her motives. Is Emma a scammer or are her claims of being possessed true? And what really happened during The Killer Bride/Camila's 1999 murder frame-up and supposed death? Is there a bigger, more haunting connection behind the rival dela Torre vs. dela Cuesta; two families entwined in rivalry for land and politics — or is this a tale of The Killer Bride destined to curse the town?
Cast and characters
- Maja Salvador as Camila dela Torre
- Janella Salvador as Emma Bonaobra/ Vida dela Cuesta
- Joshua Garcia as Elias Sanchez
- Geoff Eigenmann as Vito dela Cuesta
- Malou de Guzman as Marichu "Manay Ichu" Sagrado
- Lara Quigaman as Alice dela Torre
- Cris Villanueva as Luciano dela Torre
- James Blanco as Juan Felipe dela Torre
- Jobelle Salvador as Antonia dela Cuesta
- Aurora Sevilla as Guada dela Torre
- Ariella Arida as Tatiana dela Torre
- Loren Burgos as Tessa dela Cuesta
- Mara Lopez as Agnes Sagrado
- Viveika Ravanes as Ornusa
- Sam Concepcion as Luis dela Torre
- Alexa Ilacad as Luna dela Cuesta
- Pamu Pamorada as Tsoknat
- Pepe Herrera as Iking
- Neil Coleta as Intoy
- Keanna Reeves as Ingrid
- Vivoree Esclito as Mildred
- Melizza Jimenez as Sonya
- Jessica Marco as Kayla
- Eric Nicolas as Aran
- CK Keiron
- Miko Raval
- Aldrin Angeles
- Kyle Velino
- Soliman Cruz
- Dominic Ochoa as Javier dela Cuesta
- Eddie Gutierrez as Jacobo dela Torre
- Tanya Gomez
- Richard Manabat
- Mario Capalad
- Tony Manalo
- Maila Gumila as Atty. de Leon
- Angelo Ilagan as Renato dela Cuesta
- Sammie Rimando as Belinda dela Torre
- Akihiro Blanco as Armando dela Cuesta
- Karla Pambid as Sharon
- Tart Carlos as Chona
- Menggie Cobarrubias
- Kuh Aquino
- Jonic Magno
- Travis Kraft as Samuel Anderson
- Erlinda Villalobos
|Pilot Episode||Finale Episode||Peak||Average|
August 12, 2019
- Matalog, Patricia (May 31, 2019). "Maja, Joshua + Janella, to star in new teleserye!". Star Cinema. Retrieved June 7, 2019.
- "'Mas wild!' Maja Salvador is The Killer Bride in gothic romance series". ABS-CBN News. July 1, 2019. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
- "Maja, Geoff, Janella, and Joshua are taken over by love and fear in The Killer Bride". ABS-CBN Corporate. July 26, 2019. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
- "National TV Ratings (August 9–12, 2019)". ABS-CBN Corporate. August 13, 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
- The Killer Bride Full Trailer: This August 12 on ABS-CBN!. ABS-CBN Entertainment. July 25, 2019. Retrieved July 25, 2019.