Richard Gutierrez shows how far a man will go just to rescue the girl he loves as he takes on his newest role as a Philippine Navy officer in GMA Pinoy TV’s firstsuspenserye Love & Lies.
Playing the character of Edward in this fast-paced action-romance series, Richard returns to drama after appearing in the successful series Makapiling Kang Muli. His leading ladies are Michelle Madrigal as Cathy and Bela Padilla as Denise.
The series also stars Sid Lucero, Paolo Contis, Neil Ryan Sese, Miguel Tanfelix, Jeric Gonzales and Thea Tolentino. Completing the star-studded cast areBobby Andrews, Melissa De Leon, Lloyd Samartino and Luz Valdez.
In its 9-week run, Love & Lies promises its audience with unpredictable and breathtaking twists and turns. The series tells the story of Edward (Richard) and the challenges that he has to overcome for his wife Cathy (Michelle). As Cathy belonged to a wealthy family, her parents were against her having a relationship with a mere soldier. However, because of Edward’s perseverance, Cathy’s parents eventually accepted him as their son-in-law.
He is content living a simple yet peaceful life with his wife and friends. However, everything changes when he gets assigned to spearhead a naval operation and it suffers a casualty. Since he is the leader of the operation, Edward takes full responsibility of the tragedy. Because of what happened, the lover of the victim, Ricardo (Neil Ryan) vows to make life difficult for Edward.
While contemplating on leaving the service, Edward’s wife gets kidnapped. Believing that Ricardo is the mastermind behind the kidnapping, Edward, with the help of the police and his best friend Gabby (Sid), will try to look for Ricardo so they can get a lead on where Cathy is. In the process of looking for Ricardo, Edward crosses paths with Ricardo’s sister, Denise (Bela), who is also looking for her brother.
As Edward becomes more and more determined in finding his wife to prove that he has nothing to do with the kidnapping, he finds a friend and confidante in Denise. Denise never leaves his side and starts to fall for Edward.
Who kidnapped Cathy? Will Edward still find his wife? Who is the mastermind of all the things that is happening to Edward? What further mysteries will Edward uncover while in the process of searching for his wife?
Love & Lies is directed by Mark Reyes and was borne out of the original concept of RJ Nuevas.
The creative team is composed of Creative Director, Jun Lana; Creative Head, Jake Tordesillas; Creative Consultant, Denoy Navarro-Punio; Headwriter, Richard “Dode” Cruz; writers, Jules Katanyag, Christine Novicio, Luningning Ribay; and Brainstormers, RJ Nuevas, Liberty Trinidad, Lobert Vallela.
Love & Lies, created by the GMA Drama Group, is supervised by the Officer-In-charge for Entertainment, Lilybeth G. Rasonable; AVP for Drama, Redgie Acuña Magno; AVP for Drama, Cheryl Ching-Sy; Program Manager, Helen Rose S. Sese with Executive Producer, Leilani Feliciano-Sandoval.
Love & Lies premieres April 9 on GMA Pinoy TV, the flagship international channel of GMA Network. To get the latest updates on your favourite Kapuso programs and stars, visit the GMA International website (www.gmanetwork.com/International), facebook page (www.facebook.com/GMAPinoyTV), and twitter profile (www.twitter.com/GMAPinoyTV).