Coco Martin to star in TV remake of FPJ film ‘Ang Probinsyano’

The cast includes Susan Roces, Albert Martinez, Angeline Quinto, and Bela Padilla

Published: 6:15 PM May 18, 2015

Updated: 6:15 PM May 18, 2015

FPJ REMAKE. Coco Martin will star in the TV adaptation of 'Ang Probinsyano' that was portrayed by the late Fernando Poe Jr. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – After portraying one of the fallen 44 soldiers in Maalaala Mo Kaya, Coco Martin is set to play the lead in a teleserye remake of Ang Probinsyano, one of the movies starring the late Fernando Poe Jr.

The announcement was made during a press conference held at ABS-CBN Monday, May 18. Present were ABS-CBN President Charo Santos-Concio, FPJ’s wife Susan Roces and the rest of the cast led by Coco, Albert Martinez, Bela Padilla, and Angeline Quinto. embed /" width="100%" height="640" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"> 

Based on the 1997 movie of the same name, Ang Probinsyano is a project of ABS-CBN and Dreamscape Entertainment Television. –