Inagaw na Bituin

Inagaw na Bituin (International title: Written in the Stars / transl. Taken Star) is a 2019 Philippine television drama musical series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Mark A. Reyes, it stars Kyline Alcantara and Therese Malvar. It premiered on February 11, 2019 on the network's Afternoon Prime line up replacing Ika-5 Utos. The series concluded on May 17, 2019 with a total of 68 episodes. It was replaced by Dahil sa Pag-ibig in its timeslot.

Inagaw na Bituin
Inagaw na Bituin title card.jpg
Title card
Also known asWritten in the Stars[1]
Genre
Created byJason John Lim
Written by
  • Obet Villela
  • Jaymee Katanyag
  • Tina Velasco
Directed byMark A. Reyes
Creative director(s)Aloy Adlawan
Starring
Theme music composerAnn Margaret Figueroa
Opening theme"Kinang" by Kyline Alcantara
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes68 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Rosie Lyn Atienza
Production location(s)Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time26-39 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment Group
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseFebruary 11 (2019-02-11) –
May 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
External links
Website

Originally titled as Kidnap, it was later renamed to Inagaw na Bituin.

PremiseEdit

The relationship between Edward and Belinda will be put to a test after their only child, Anna is kidnapped. With the loss of their real child, they will focus their attention and love on their niece, Ariela. While Anna will grow up as Elsa with Aurora. Due to music, their families will cross paths.[2]

Cast and charactersEdit

Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast
  • Michael Flores as Michael "Iking" Dela Cruz[5]
  • Ramon Christopher Gutierrez as Wolfgang Garcia[5]
  • Ashley Cabrera as young Anna[4]
  • Jazz Yburan as young Ariela
  • Dayara Shane as young Lucy
  • Lynn Ynchausti-Cruz as Socorro Dela Cruz
  • Patricia Ysmael as Tasya
  • Maritess Joaquin as Mina
  • André Paras as a singing competition host
  • Rich Asuncion as Kaye
  • Garrett Bolden as a singing competition judge
  • Danielle Ozaraga as Daniele Mae Clemente[8]
  • Shyr Valdez as Fiona
  • Cheche Tolentino as Diana
  • Sandy Tolentino as Gisela
  • Mia Pangyarihan as Porshie
  • Aleera Montalla as Ces
  • Arrian Labios as Gorio

ProductionEdit

Migo Adecer was hired to portray as Alcantara's leading man, but later backed out during pre-production due to another project, Sahaya. Manolo Pedrosa took on his role.[9]

RatingsEdit

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Inagaw na Bituin earned a 6.1% rating.[10] While the final episode scored a 4.7% rating.[11] The series got its highest rating on February 25, 2019 with a 7.2% rating.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Written In The Stars". Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "About Inagaw na Bituin". Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Sun, Cherry (October 10, 2018). "Kyline Alcantara at Therese Malvar, bibida kasama ang primerang Kapuso drama stars sa 'Kidnap'". Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n GMA Network (January 28, 2019). "The cast of Inagaw Na Bituin". Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o GMA Network (February 2, 2019). "Inagaw na Bituin: Characters Teaser". Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (January 2, 2019). "Jackie Lou Blanco: "I really cannot imagine myself being with another network."". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Regondola, Glenn (January 26, 2019). "Manolo Pedrosa passes audition to become Kyline Alcantara's leading man in Inagaw Na Bituin". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  8. ^ Inagaw Na Bituin: Laban para sa kinabukasan ng magkapatid
  9. ^ Anarcon, James (February 15, 2019). "Migo Adecer initially questioned why GMA pulled him out of Inagaw na Bituin". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  10. ^ "Rommel Villegas on Twitter: "GMA Telebabad's Onanay & TODAOneILove" overtake their rival programs yesterday, February 11, 2019 based on AGB Nielsen (Arianna) NUTAM TV Ratings."". February 12, 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  11. ^ "Yera Calma on Twitter: "AGB Nielsen NUTAM People ratings (May 27, 2019)"". Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  12. ^ "Nympha Zabanal on Twitter: "a dream fulfilled nag trending na nag rate pa as expected"". February 26, 2019. Retrieved May 7, 2019.

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