Marimar (2015 TV series)
MariMar is a Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is based on a 1994 Mexican television series of the same title. Directed by Dominic Zapata, Mark Dela Cruz and Lore Reyes, it stars Megan Young in the title role and Tom Rodriguez. It premiered on August 24, 2015 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Pari 'Koy. The series concluded on January 8, 2016 with a total of 100 episodes. It was replaced by That's My Amboy in its timeslot.
|Created by||Inés Rodena|
by Inés Rodena
|Creative director||Roy C. Iglesias|
|Opening theme||"MariMar" by Hannah Precillas|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||100 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer||Carolyn B. Galve|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production company||GMA Entertainment TV|
|Original network||GMA Network|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Audio format||5.1 surround sound|
|Original release||August 24, 2015 –|
January 8, 2016
|Related shows||Marimar (2007)|
Marimar is a beautiful poor girl who marries the handsome and rich heir, Sergio. Unfortunately, Sergio's stepmother Angelika and ex-girlfriend Antonia makes Marimar's life a "living hell". A few years later, Marimar meets her wealthy biological father, Gustavo Aldama, who helps her get revenge against the people who wronged her.
Cast and charactersEdit
- Lead cast
- Megan Young as Marimar Pérez-Santibañez / Bella Aldama-Santibañez
- Tom Rodriguez as Sergio Santibañez
- Supporting cast
- Jaclyn Jose as Angelika Santibañez
- Lauren Young as Antonia Santibañez
- Alice Dixson as Mia Corcuera-Aldama
- Zoren Legaspi as Gustavo Aldama
- Ina Raymundo as Brenda Guillermo
- Carmi Martin as Tía Esperanza Corcuera
- Ricardo Cepeda as Renato Santibañez
- Cris Villanueva as Sito Porres
- Dion Ignacio as Nicandro Mejía
- Jaya Ramsey as Tía Corazón
- Candy Pangilinan as Tía Perfecta
- Boobay as Fulgoso's voice
- Princess as Fulgoso
- Ashley Cabrera as Cruzita A. Santibañez
- Zach Briz as Panchito A. Santibañez
- Recurring cast
- Diva Montelaba as Kendra Dela Paz
- Princess Snell as Aurora Santibañez
- James Blanco as Rodolfo San Jinez
- Solenn Heussaff as Capuccina Blanchett
- Maricris Garcia as Natalia Montenegro
- Diana Zubiri as Julianna Corcuera-Aldama
- Mikoy Morales as Choi del Castillo
- Rita Iringan as Vanessa Mejia
- LJ Reyes as Inocencia Corcuera-Arcega
- Carlene Aguilar as Gilma "Gema" Cascavel
- Arny Ross as Amale Zamora / fake Bella
- Alicia Mayer as Adina San Jose
- Glenda Garcia as Gracia Zamora
- Iwa Moto as Magda Evangelista
- Frank Magalona as Franco Santibañez
- Shey Reyes as Carinda Corcuera
- Jess Lapid as Ramon
- Pekto as Eliong
- Guest cast
- Vincent Magbanua as young Choi
- Lito Legaspi as Fernando Aldama
- Baby O'Brien as Lupita Aldama
- Nova Villa as lola Cruz Pérez
- Tommy Abuel as lolo Pancho Pérez
- Annalie Forbes as Maricar
- Alexa Ilacad as teen MariMar
- Elijah Alejo as young MariMar
- Barbara Miguel as young Amale
- Almira Muhlach as Ysabel Santibañez
- Beatriz Imperial as Katja Perez
- Carl Acosta as young Sergio
The show is GMA Network's second television adaptation of the Televisa telenovela which was led by Thalía. In 2007, GMA Network acquired the rights to remake MariMar and Marian Rivera was given to play title role, while Dingdong Dantes portrayed the role of her love interest Sergio.
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of MariMar earned a 25.1% rating. While the final episode scored a 24.8% rating. The series had its highest rating on November 10, 2015 with a 27.1% rating.
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