StyleBible Preview

GMA's "Voltes V: Legacy" Just Dropped Its Latest Featurette and It Looks Promising

Here's what we know so far about the famous anime's live-action adaptation.
GMA's "Voltes V: Legacy" Just Dropped Its Latest Featurette and It Looks Promising
IMAGE YOUTUBE/GMANetwork
Here's what we know so far about the famous anime's live-action adaptation.

ICYMI, GMA Network recently filled the air with nostalgia as they dropped the latest featurette for Voltes V: Legacy, the channel’s live-action adaptation of the ‘70s anime classic, Voltes V

It can be remembered that the first snippet we got from this adaptation was way back in 2020–exactly two years before the release of the 2022 featurette! It managed to stir excited responses from various audiences considering all three of the official teasers accumulated millions of views on both YouTube and Facebook.

Before the release of the featurette on GMA’s Kapuso Countdown to 2022, director Mark Reyes posted on his Instagram a letter from TOEI Animation, the Japanese company that owns the Voltes V franchise. “We could feel your respect to the original series, and we also thank you for your effort, enthusiasm, and hard work under this Covid situation,” expressed TOEI film producer Shin-ichiro Shirakura.

PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/direkmark
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

The two-minute featurette enticed curious onlookers and fans alike with a peek at the upcoming show’s incredible sets, detailed costumes, and cool action sequences. We also got the chance to glance at the cast’s promising acting chops, along with the series’ well-crafted CGI—and based on what we’ve seen so far, it looks like GMA definitely stepped-up its visual effects game.

Watch the whole featurette below:

In an interview with Nelson Canlas, Director Mark confirmed the production is about 50 to 60 percent finished. 

Voltes V: Legacy stars Miguel Tanfelix as Steve Armstrong, Ysabel Ortega as Jamie Robinson, Radson Flores as Mark Gordon, Matt Lozano as “Big Bert” Armstrong, and Raphael Landicho as “Little Jon” Armstrong. Veteran actor Albert Martinez is also part of the cast as Dr. Smith.

Meanwhile, Martin del Rosario and Liezel Lopez portray the antagonists Prince Zardos and Princess Zandra. Epy Quizon, Neil Ryan Sese, and Gabby Eigenmann were also confirmed to be part of the series.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

The adaptation's release date is yet to be announced.

Preview is now on Quento! Click here to download the app for iOS and Android and enjoy more articles and videos from Preview and your favorite websites!

Related Stories from Preview.ph

Hey, Preview readers! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tiktok, and Twitter to stay up to speed on all things trendy and creative. We’ll curate the most stylish feed for you!

COMMENTS