LOOK: Behind the scenes with Liza Soberano as Pia Wurtzbach in MMK
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:
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:
Director Nuel Naval also shared his experience directing Liza, saying she was “genuinely nice”:
bts: liza is genuinely nice to the crew. pic.twitter.com/CoMyp5KLEs
— Nuel Naval (@directfromncn) May 28, 2017
With two of the most beautiful: Liza Soberano as 2015 Ms. Universe, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. soon in MMK pic.twitter.com/ZQreBomgna
— Nuel Naval (@directfromncn) May 27, 2017
Actress Zsa Zsa Padilla, who is also starring in the episode, shared how starstruck she was to meet Pia Wurtzbach:
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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