On April 3, 2019, it was announced that Liza Soberano was withdrawing from the Darna film remake. According to ABS-CBN's official announcement, Liza is still receiving treatment for a finger injury she got while filming Bagani in 2018.
With this piece of news, the production's probably looking for a new Darna! Since the 1950s, more than 20 actresses have played Darna in both films and television series. Here's a look at some of the actresses who have played the iconic character:
Rosa Del Rosario (1950s)
Vilma Santos (1970s)
Sharon Cuneta (1980s)
Angel Locsin (2005) and Marian Rivera (2009)
We decided to hold a poll and asked Cosmo Girls on Instagram which actress they'd love to see as Darna! Here are the results:
1. Nadine Lustre
2. Pia Wurtzbach
3. Yassi Pressman
Her latest project: Yassi currently plays Alyana in Ang Probinsyano. Her recent films include Ang Pangbansang Third Wheel (2017) and Para Sa Broken Hearted (2018).
4. Angel Locsin
Her latest project: Angel was supposed to reprise her role as Darna after starring in the superhero TV series in 2005 but had to step down from the project due to health reasons. She currently stars in the action and drama series The General's Daughter.
5. Maja Salvador
Her latest project: To Love Some Buddy (2018) opposite Zanjoe Marudo. Maja also played the titular role of Lily Cruz in the revenge drama series Wildflower (2017).
6. Kathryn Bernardo
Her latest project: After the success of The Hows Of Us (2018) and Three Words To Forever (2018), Kathryn is now working on a romance film with new leading man Alden Richards.
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