Kapamilya young actress Liza Soberano has finally receives a lead role in Star Cinema's upcoming movie "The Bet", which is based under the Wattpad book.
The 16-year-old actress admitted that there were some point when she actually get worried on just being a typecast as the third wheel like her previous roles in her past television shows and movie projects.
"A lot of people were telling me na baka ma-typecast ako na third wheel but I’m finally happy na nabigyan ako ng sarili kong movie".-Liza Soberano
Liza Soberano also said that she is happy to be paired with Enrique Gil on the upcoming movie, who was also her co-star in the movie "She's The One", where them two plays as "bestfriends".
"I'm really happy and honored na pinili ako because coming from 'Got To Believe,' I feel like I jumped to the movie kaagad with him. It makes me kind of nervous and sometimes I feel like I don’t know kung bakit ako pinili but it makes me also think na I must be doing something right. It also makes me feel special".
Does Liza Soberano still gets shy working with Enrique Gil?
"Okay naman, we are friends. We've worked together and we have the same handler so we kind of know each other really well. Pero I still need to hang out with him more to get used to it."
Enrique Gil will be playing the role of Drake, who gets into a betting game with his bestfriend which is about to court the unsuspecting Sophia (Liza Soberano).
When Sophia finally falls for him, Drake should tell her the truth that everything was just part of the bet game.
Liza Soberano who is so excited for her part as a lead star, Enrique Gil also noted that this is his first time to do a Youth-Oriented love story.
"Hindi pa ako nakakagawa ng love story na movie na youth-oriented 'yung dating. We really concentrate sa teens lang talaga. It's nice to try it. Gusto rin namin na after years and years kapag binalikan, like if si Aga (Muhlach) and Yayo (Aguila), 'Bagets' yun. Ito naman if Enrique and Liza, uy 'The Bet' yun. Gusto namin yun ilabas. It’s a teen movie that people are going to remember".The Bet is expected to be released in theathers nationwide within the year.