HerLex? Alex Gonzaga pairs with Hero Angeles in a love story episode of MMK

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The comedienne Alex Gonzaga has prepared her dramatic acting chops as she is paired with Hero Angeles.

The two will star in an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya about the unique love story of Riza and Joel. Alex will play as Riza, a sick woman who finds out that she needs a kidney transplant to survive. She falls for Joel (Hero) who promised to give her a part of his kidney if they find out he is a match. It is a heartwarming story about the power of love amidst sickness and difficulties. The episode will air on December 9 after Little Big Shots.

The episode was directed by Theodore Boborol who was also responsible for romcoms like Finally Found Someone, Vince Kath and James and Just the Way You Are.

You can watch the episode’s trailer from MMK’s Instagram account.