Actor Nikko Natividad feels his role as Eugene Uragon or Dax in “GVBOYS: Pangmalakasang Good Vibes” is not a far cry from what he is in real life. He does see himself in the role of a street smart, fun-loving and resourceful guy.
“Kaya sabi ko hindi na ako nanggaya ng character kung sino ang ipo-portray ko. Noong binasa ko ‘yung script, parang ako pala ito talaga,” he said during the online press conference for the series last week, June 26.
(I didn’t have to mimic a character to portray anymore. When I read the script, I saw the role was similar to who I really am.)
The series is inspired by the hit sitcom “Palibhasa Lalake” top-billed then by Richard Gomez, John Estrada and Joey Marquez. Natividad said his character is like that of Marquez’s.
“Kung gaya sa ‘Palibhasa Lalake,’ ‘di ba may pumapasok diyan na magaganda at seksi? Meron din kami at laging pabor sa akin ‘yun,” he said.
(Like in “Palibhasa Lalake,” there are beautiful and sexy women who appear. We also have those [in this program] and it’s always in favor of me.)
Meanwhile, Natividad is very happy and thankful for all the projects coming his way. He confessed that he prays for God to keep giving him projects though he might be burnt out, because he believes it is much better to be busy these days than to do nothing. Also, he doesn’t want his family to return to their old way of living when they had nothing.
“GVBOYS: Pangmalakasang Good Vibes” will be streamed on Puregold Facebook page and Youtube channel starting July 10. JB
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