Blusang Itim is a novel written by Elena Patron that was serialized from 1981-1983 in the pages of Aliwan Komiks. The novel was adapted into film in 1980 by Seiko Films and became a success. It starred the very popular love team of Snooky Serna and Richard Gomez.
The story is about Jessa, an ugly woman who was stumbled upon a black blouse that has a power of making her beautiful. By using this power, he won over the heart of the man of her dreams, Angelo. However, Jessa’s childhood friend Melchor professed his love to the real Jessa. Her dilemma is choosing between the man of her dreams and the man who loves her without deception.
GMA 7 teams up with the new stars featuring Robin Padilla‘s daughter Kylie Padilla as Jessa and the late master rapper Francis Magalona‘s son Frank Magalona as Angelo. Carl Guevarra will be joining them as Melchor, the other leading man. It is also the first drama series of Winwyn Marquez, Joey Marquez and Alma Moreno’s daughter.
Other casts members are Jackielou Blanco, Rita Avila, Gary Estrada, Marissa Delgado, Bodie Cruz, Chariz Solomon, Lucho Ayala and Andrea Torres.
GMA 7 will air the remake of this film on their Dramarama sa Hapon slot. No specific date of released has been confirmed yet.