Paulo's manager Leo V. Dominguez shared the news via Instagram on February 6.
He posted a screenshot of a report from a showbiz blog that said announced Paulo being cast as Jane's leading man.
Leo simply wrote in the caption, "#PauloAvelino joins #darna"
Paulo is the second confirmed cast member of Star Cinema's Darna.
Jerrold Tarog is now the director of Darna.
Jerrold recently announced that they are already in the seventh shooting day of Darna, according to his post on Instagram on February 7.