Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Luis vows to meet challenges in 'Flash Bomba'
After being part of ABS-CBN’s top-rating show “Dyosa,” actor-host Luis Manzano will soon breathe life to a superhero: Mars Ravelo’s "Flash Bomba".
Manzano earned positive feedback for his portrayal of Kulas, a merman, in “Dyosa”. As he topbills in “Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba,” Manzano said he is ready to meet the demands in this television series which begins February 7 on ABS-CBN.
“This is my first time to play lead role. Medyo pressured ng konti, but it really helps when people around you are very supportive,” the actor said.
Dubbed “Superhero for All Seasons,” “Flash Bomba” stars Manzano as Roldan Legazpi, a man who overcomes a physical disability resulting from a hunting trip accident and becomes a crime fighter.
The accident impairs his legs, but after studying martial arts and engaging in body building to strengthen his upper body, he eventually learns to walk with his hands.
“Flash Bomba” is the last of the Ravelo superheroes, which includes Kapitan Boom, Varga, Lastikman, Dragonna and Tiny Tony. They are part of the much-anticipated “Isang Lakas” super team.
Other members of the cast of "Flash Bomba" are Roxanne Guinoo, Sid Lucero, Lito Pimentel, Nanette Inventor, Alan Paule, Empoy, and Ms. Rio Locsin.
“Flash Bomba”, directed by Dondon Santos, will