iQiyi, ABS-CBN’s Pinoy originals ‘Saying Goodbye,’ ‘Hello, Heart’ to premiere in December

International video streaming platform iQiyi and ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) sealed a deal to provide 4 Filipino authentic romantic collection for the previous’s global subscribers international.

The partnership the commitments of iQiyi and ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) to deliver top of the range Philippine content material with common subject matters to the worldwide level.

The posters for “Announcing Good-bye” and “Hi, Center” (iQiyi / ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer))

The unique deal will make stronger iQiyi’s rising library of Asian content material from Japan, South Korea, Better China, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia to be had throughout 191 territories.

“We’re overjoyed to spouse with iQiyi for its first Filipino native authentic collection as we proceed to inform significant tales and champion Filipino skill. Thru their era and our experience in content material advent and manufacturing, we try to deliver very good Filipino content material to native and global audiences and subscribers of iQiyi,” mentioned Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer) leader running officer of broadcast.

Sherwin dela Cruz, iQiyi nation supervisor, mentioned, “This partnership displays each iQiyi and ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer)’s shared imaginative and prescient in showcasing Filipino skill and bringing it to the worldwide level. What the C- and Ok-dramas have taught us is that there’s a world starvation to peer extra of that Asian skill, good looks and tradition. And with this international elegance, multi-title partnership with ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer), iQiyi is proud to offer superb productions from the Philippines to audiences throughout iQiyi’s 191 territories international. There’s a position for us within the world highlight and it’s time for the Philippines to polish.”

Filipino originals “Announcing Good-bye” and “Hi, Center” will premiere in December starring Andrea Brillantes, Seth Fedelin, Gigi De Lana and Gerald Anderson. Those might be streamed solely at the iQiyi app and


“Announcing Good-bye” will premiere on iQiyi on Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. and can famous person Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin, sometimes called #SethDrea, who will essay the jobs of Elise and Ricky, respectively.

The solid of “Announcing Good-bye” (iQiyi / ABS-CBN (Manila News-Intelligencer))

Within the collection, Elise and Ricky meet at an outdated file retailer combating over the similar album in their loved artist. Quickly sufficient, their first assembly becomes a long lasting friendship, all of the extra reinforced by way of their love for lifestyles and journey. Ricky, regardless of having a center illness since early life, makes a decision to concentrate on his bucket listing with the assistance of Elise.

Elise, regardless of being conflicted along with her easiest buddy’s angle in opposition to lifestyles, consents to move on an journey with him to meet his listing. The collection additionally options the newly shaped loveteam of Andi Abaya and Kobie Brown.

“I play the function of Elise, a med pupil in Announcing Good-bye. The collection is set Elise and Ricky who’ve been easiest buddies for seven years and as Elise, she is helping out Ricky to succeed in his goals,” mentioned Brillantes.

She added, “We simply in reality really feel a large number of drive since this might be observed by way of a much wider target market. We’re looking to push ourselves past our limits to make the enthusiasts pleased from the Philippines and the world over.”

Fedelin mentioned his personality, Ricky,” is “a chef and who has a center ailment. I’m easiest buddies with Andrea’s function, Elise. We’re additionally anxious as a result of that is all new to us, and I’m very thankful to all those that have entrusted us this venture, to our bosses, and to God who made all of it conceivable.”

Abaya portrays the function of Joni, pronouncing, “And Joni is the early life easiest buddy of Elise. And he or she’s a in reality happy-go-lucky particular person, she’s at all times so jolly, and prefer what Kobi mentioned she additionally falls in love with this man named Vic. The only factor I realized from Seth and Andrea is to only benefit from the revel in. It was once an honor operating with them and nagpapasalamat ako as a result of they made this revel in additional particular, additional a laugh and it’s one thing that I can without end stay in my center.”

“I’m doing the nature of Vic, si Vic is the most efficient buddy of Ricky, Seth’s personality. However Vic could be very awkward man, he’s new in Pampanga, so he is going there to are living his lifestyles to the fullest, he has a center illness and that’s the place he meets Ricky’s personality,” mentioned Brown.

He added, “For me, you at all times must be get ready be going to the set. You understand, it’s my first venture, I sought after to do my easiest. Simply don’t be too anxious, when I used to be there within the despatched It simply all went via completely. And everybody made me really feel relaxed, the workforce have been very useful, the opposite artists are very useful to me, in order that’s one thing I realized, simply drift.”


“Hi, Center,” starring Gigi De Lana and Gerald Anderson, will premiere on iQiyi on Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. with a brand new episode each and every week. “Hi, Center” is a romantic comedy that follows Center, a stupendous, perky and hardworking lady however could be very unfortunate in lifestyles. Her lifestyles begins to show round upon assembly Saul, an impassive, business-as-usual man who hires her to faux to be his spouse to thrill his grandmother with dementia. Saul, being unsure of Center in the beginning, makes a decision to observe her each and every transfer till he unearths himself falling for her.

Surprising occasions occur between the 2 who proceed to faux to be a pair within the presence of Saul’s grandmother whilst looking to dodge the romantic emotions that experience advanced between them.

The collection’ legitimate theme track, “Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita” might be lined by way of Gigi De Lana, which was once initially sung by way of Roselle Nava.

“To begin with I used to be excited kasi it’s one thing na yung personality ko bilang Saul is a personality I’ve at all times sought after to play. You understand, enterprise multi-millionaire and really me,” mentioned Anderson.

He added, “It’s a dynamic personality and nung sinabi na si Gigi makakasama ko siempre ni-research ko agad sa Youtube, I watched her movies na kumakanta and for some reason why it at all times works when there’s recent and new tandem, it excites me as it’s any other problem as an actor. And it’s thrilling for the enthusiasts. Once more for Gigi’s enthusiasts, please be careful for her, she labored so onerous, and pinaghirapan din ng maraming tao and on December 15 on iQiyi, panoorin po ninyo.”

Consistent with De Lana, “Might halong drive, kasi kinalakihan ko is pagkanta, yun yung hobby ko. Peroi yung nakikilala ako ngayon as artista, it’s a large accomplishment for me, and gusto ng mother ko na mag-artista ako.”

She added, “I’m pleased with myself, kasi malayo and making a song sa pagiging artista, since sa pag-aartista di lang ako kumakanta lang dun, binibigay ko yung buong puso ko. Grabe very open and really susceptible talaga yung pagiging artista,so I’m very more than happy na ganito yung nakakamit ko.”


The trailer for the romantic musical collection “Lyric & Beat” was once additionally unveiled all through the clicking convention on Nov. 23. It’s going to famous person Andrea Brillantes, Seth Fedelin, Darren Espanto and AC Bonifacio and is ready on the backdrop of Philippine Nationwide Conservatory of Song the place the most efficient and misfit scholars are pitted towards every different on who will in any case constitute the varsity for the most-awaited prestigious Nationwide Song Festival.

The collection will even famous person Nyoy Volante, Agot Isidro, Joanna Ampil, Sheena Belarmino, Jeremy Glinoga and Angela Ken.

On the heels of iQiyi’s Unique and Unique contemporary hit titles comparable to “Threat Zone,” “Ferryman: The Legends of Nanyang,” “Unforgettable Love,” “My Roommate is a Gumiho” and “Jirisan”, the newest Filipino collection “Announcing Good-bye” and “Hi, Center” that may quickly be to be had on iQiyi and heralds a big milestone for Filipino content material and skills to be simply obtainable globally.