The cast of the Philippine adaptation of the World of Married Couple was announced today, May 7.
The series was first known as ‘Doctor Foster’ but it was the South Korean adaptation ‘The World of the Married became more popular in the Philippines.
According to CineBravo, actress Jodi Sta. Maria would play the role of Dr. Ji Sun-woo, Zanjoe Marudo as Lee Tae-oh, Sue Ramirez as Yeo Da-kyung, and Zaijan Jaranilla as Lee Joon-young.
ABS-CBN and Dreamscape’s adaptation is now titled ‘The Broken Marriage Vow.’
Last month, netizens nominated former love team Piolo Pascual and Judy Ann Santos to be the cast in the remake of World of Married Couples in the Philippines.
According to Philstar.com, fans of Piolo and Juday want them to play the role of husband and wife while netizens want either Charlie Dizon, Julia Barretto, or Kylie Padilla to play as the young mistress in the popular drama series in South Korea and the US.
Cast of Philippine adaptation of World of Married Couple announced
South Korea’s adaptation of the series World of Married couple was the country’s highest-rated drama in cable TV history.
“It truly is an honour to know that ‘Doctor Foster’ will be coming to life in the Philippines under the extraordinary creative team at ABS-CBN Entertainment. I know that they will not only craft a unique and special story, but that they will capture the complex struggle of modern relationships from the perspective of the strong female character that sits at the heart of this series. I am confident this will be a hit among the Filipino audiences,” André Renaud, Senior Vice President Format Sales for BBC Studios said.
“We are most grateful to BBC Studios for entrusting ABS-CBN Entertainment with the Philippine version of ‘Doctor Foster.’ It is a privilege for us to be able to produce this highly engaging and relatable story for the Filipino audience. A scorned woman’s strength is real as she fights to stay whole when the marriage and family she values most is falling apart. True to our commitment to serve the Filipino, we are excited to create our own retelling of this beautiful story, to see the characters come alive with unique Filipino elements that will definitely excite our audiences,” Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN COO of Broadcast said.