On October 4, ABS-CBN announced that Erik Matti was stepping down as director from the newest Darna movie, which stars Liza Soberano. The BuyBust, Seklusyon, and Honor Thy Father director later posted an official statement on his Instagram account, saying that the project was very special to him. He also thanked Liza for her dedication and commitment to the reboot.
Despite comments and speculations from the online community, it appears that the soon-to-be Darna and her former director are on good terms (hurray!). On her Instagram account last night, Liza posted a photo of her during dinner with Direk Matti. The actress thanked him and expressed her desire to work with him on future projects.
Direk Matti also posted the same photo from their night, captioning it with: "Thank you for this dinner. If there's anyone who deserves a proper goodbye, it's you @lizasoberano. Hoping to work with you in the future. Now go fly and kick some fu%$kin' villain's ass!"
Now, all we're waiting for is a trailer and a release date. Raise your hand if you also can't wait to see our new Darna fly!
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