It was Carlo J. Caparas, the Komiks King no less, who kicked off the current trend of movies-adapted-for TV.
The good thing about Carlo (who has been awarded for enhancing the National Language) is that he — and his wife Donna Villa — have kept themselves above the never-ending network war. Thus, Carlo happily crosses boarders while maintaining his “neutral” stance and identifying himself neither a Kapamilya nor a Kapuso. As they would say, trabaho lang, walang personalan.
The trend started a few years ago with the FPJ classic Ang Panday which Carlo entrusted to the Kapamilya. Jericho Rosales was, well, good enough in his performance even if he suffered from comparison to Da King. Currently on the Kapamilya mid-afternoon slot is Pieta, with Ryan Agoncillo not quite measuring up to the unforgettable performance as a bad boy of the late Ace Vergel. Read more..
Mr. Caparas’ latest hits were Pieta and Gagambino which shows no limits for this Komiks King whatever network it will be aired, as long as the industry will benifit from his enthusiasm it seems like green lights will be flashing along his way.