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LOOK: Behind the scenes with Liza Soberano as Pia Wurtzbach in MMK

/ 01:14 PM May 29, 2017
Liza Soberano, MMK

Image: Screen grab via Instagram/@mkqua

Liza Soberano has been busy shooting as beauty queen Pia Wurtzbach in the upcoming “Maalaala Mo Kaya” episode on the latter’s life story.

The story is said to be centered on Pia’s life before she joined beauty pageants. The Miss Universe winner has previously said on Twitter that if she had to choose someone from showbiz to play her, it would be Liza.

Behind-the-scenes photos have also been shared on social media of the 19-year-old actress reenacting pageant scenes:

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Liza Soberano, MMK

Image: Screen grab via Instagram/@mkqua

Liza Soberano, MMK

Image: Screen grab via Instagram/@abieelity

While the gowns were duplicates, Liza wore Pia’s actual Miss Universe sash. The beauty queen shared that she lent the silver sash she received upon her coronation:

Liza Soberano, MMK, Pia Wurtzbach

Image: Screen grab via Instagram/@titasofpageantry

Liza Soberano, MMK, Pia Wurtzbach

Image: Screen grab via Instagram/@titasofpageantry

Director Nuel Naval also shared his experience directing Liza, saying she was “genuinely nice”:

Actress Zsa Zsa Padilla, who is also starring in the episode, shared how starstruck she was to meet Pia Wurtzbach:

Queen P dropped by our #mmk set last night! Last taping day for us on Friday! 👑👑👑

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Look who visited our #mmk set! @piawurtzbach Nakaka star ⭐️ struck 😊

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ABS-CBN released a teaser which gives a glimpse of Liza wearing the Miss Universe crown:

The episode airs June 3 on ABS-CBN. JB

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TAGS: Beauty Pageant, Liza Soberano, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Miss Universe, Nuel Naval, Pia Wurtzbach, Zsa Zsa Padilla
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