Philippine history is the stuff of drama. Television viewers will see it unfold starting October 19 when GMA-7 begins airing its first historical mini-series “Katipunan.”
The eight-part docudrama will follow the arc of the revolutionary movement, from its founding by Andres Bonifacio to its initial battlefield successes to the capture of Emilio Aguinaldo by the Americans. But nestled in the sweep of history are the personal dramas of the protagonists, like the love story of Bonifacio and his devoted wife Gregoria de Jesus.
Sid Lucero leads the cast as Bonifacio, while Glaiza de Castro plays the hero’s wife Gregoria. Also part of the ensemble are Benjamin Alves, Dominic Roco, and Mercedes Cabral, and veteran actors Roi Vinzon and Soliman Cruz.
Many of the scenes were recreated and shot in the historic town of Taal in Batangas, which serves as set for Tondo in the 1890s... (read more from link)