An Afternoon With The Cast Of BINOY HENYO!

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Genius... Smart... all things good about a boy and his family, that's what BINOY HENYO is all about. It's a Dramedy developed for television by Palanca award winner Marlon Miguel and produced by GMA. The kid is played by David Remo whom we found quite amusing that afternoon. Even though they are poor, they still have their dreams and choose to stay in school. Because he's smart, he gets the nod of his professors and even the other kids grew fond of him. In real life, he's really a bright kid and he answers questions quite above his age plus doesn't look like he was even trying. 

Playing the title role of Binoy isn't easy but he looks like he's having fun. The cast sternly supports him on his role. His Dad looked quite contented with the way everyone was treating his kid in this project and sees it doesn't hamper to normally grow up. He's even doing good in school although he is quite disturbed because even his teachers began calling him BINOY which is a far cry from his first name David. He laughed it off though, cute and smart. He's also got a robot of his own called BIBOT whom he created and loved dearly.

Angel Satsumi who plays his classmate was equally cute too. She initially finds Binoy to be a competitor and always strives to be number one in class. She later on gets along with Binoy since she finds the kid sort of  a good guy and now she adores him even more. Her Mom was there too and as observed she was excited to see her kid to be involved in all of these. I wasn't surprised because she was really good, I could imagine them in other projects in GMA and I bet they wouldn't have a hard time.

This hunky guy was right beside me while interviews were going on. Honestly, I haven't seen him before but when he mentioned the roles he's done in the past... I immediately said OH THAT WAS YOU! Then after a short while, I think I've seen him before. He was talked about in PinoyExchange even in a rival station's thread. I'm not surprised, with his good strong looks, chiseled features, he could pass for a european/german model. 

From projects like First Time, Blusang Itim, primetime hit One True Love and of course the epic serye INDIO he says he's been really contented with the things GMA has been giving him. He admits however that playing this part was a little too easy, he wanted a more challenging one because he knows he can do so much further. He plays as Francis' brother and confidant. Judging from the looks of it, he's a good chap and he knows his craft. Even if he played contrabida roles most of the time, he's bent on doing other parts and be a goody two shoes this time. 

He says the other actors in this project were really good and he learned a lot from the veteran ones. I'd say it might take a while but he can nail this with GMA Artist Center who's been able to give him really good breaks. Pretty soon, you'll see more of this chap being more of a hero. Why not? he's paid his dues and gotten so much in a short amount of time. I hope he's gonna get his role spiced up a bit when the deal with Francis Sandoval materializes in the script soon. You'll understand why the conflicts in the family where discussed in this program, and they never hold back about it. Promising? Definitely. I can't wait to see more of him soon. That's Lucho Ayala!

Simple, charming and really down to earth is this First Runner Up from Bb. Pilipinas and consequently Starstruck 2009's first princess Rich Asuncion. At first, I couldn't believe she's playing mature roles on screen because I find her appealing in more younger roles. She said she's done several stints of aged Tita's, relatives and mother roles so she wasn't really surprised to land this one. 

From her previous successful projects in GMA like Aso ni San Roque, Biritera, Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit, and Time Of My Life she says she expects this one to be a really good project as expected from GMA. She boasts of the great importance and opportunities that the network has given her even if she's still studying. Lucho and Rich actually go to UP Diliman (no joke!), they are real deal students so you won't be able to talk to them on some days of the week. 

Rich even had to take a long break and do her OJT's and work in Bohol. I was amused at their first experience of Adhoc and how she remembers not being able to get in because of the crowd. It was really admirable of them though to still give importance to finish their education no matter how busy they are for what its worth. I could see fire burning in their eyes and see their passion about their course. I felt I owe to congratulate them when the time comes. 

Rich here plays as Binoy's strict teacher and personally was feeling so rewarded she gets to interact with the kids more than the other stars in this stint. As adviser, she thinks a lot for the welfare of her students. She might be strict but she makes sure to hone the talents of her students individually and see to it that their gifts are given up to their full potential. It's dedication to their work and their love for their students that drive them this way. Plus, I can say she's outright VERY pretty!

Who doesn't know Sheena Halili? I always look for her when I talk to buddy Rocco Nacino. She's bubbly, very sexy and has quite a presence. I didn't know she could pull off a mother role but she's been able to do that thanks to the smart boy. She shows how much love she can give beyond the hardships and struggles of her own dilemma, not being able to read or write. She wants to get her kid decent education and pulls off strings just to make ends meet. It's her dream to see her kid have a diploma and finish school. Sheena was really into character. She even gave treats to David (who plays Binoy in the program) if he does really good in school. Having found a good role, she's not afraid to be typecasted in mother roles too much because she just treats this as a job just like the other roles she's played in the past. She probably treats this as a very challenging one because the case with the mother role wasn't ordinary. Luis Allandy who plays the father Francis didn't really grow up with the kid nor this family; and that is another story to tell. 

Make sure you watch the next episodes because it will become more interesting. Binoy's adventures of life, friends and family isn't done yet. Who knows, his next invention might answer your problems too! It's not too late to learn something new and BINOY HENYO can bring you up to page. They're doing good on ratings and got a pretty good program to boot! Don't miss it! I'm so glad to have been able to know a couple of the people who work in this project. Thanks for the nice chat and great afternoon! Kalma ka lang!

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