You Guys, Julia Barretto's New Leading Man Is Tony Labrusca!

They'll be playing high school sweethearts in a new series.
PHOTO: (Left) INSTAGRAM/juliabarretto, (Right) INSTAGRAM/tony.labrusca

PSA: Julia Barretto is teaming up with Tony Labrusca for a new teleserye called I Am U! It's going to be aired exclusively on ABS-CBN's streaming platform iWant

During their press con, Tony said that his character is "a high school boyfriend. Parang high school sweethearts kami hanggang college. I play her [Julia's] love interest here sa I Am U... To be honest, I'm also new to the script. Marami pa akong hindi alam."

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The film's director Dwein Baltazar also revealed that Julia will be playing two characters in the story! "Yung isa mas may saltik... Mas super yung saltik niya... May topak." Julia added: "Gone Girl, yung ganoon."

Julia shared that she might have ~daring~ scenes with her new leading man, which is totally out of her comfort zone! "Hindi naman ako pababayaan ni Tony sa mga eksena na 'yon... Tony and I, what we really want to achieve right now is to be real actors. So, whatever the script needs, whatever is needed para mapaganda yung istorya, we have to commit ourselves to it."

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Julia last starred in the film Between Maybes (2018), opposite Gerald Anderson, while Tony's latest project is the 2019 barkada movie Ang Henerasyong Sumuko Sa Love. 

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