Are you new to the DonBelle fandom? Watch these films and series
Navigating the fiercely competitive entertainment industry can be quite challenging, but Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano handle it all effortlessly.
Named as the New Gen Phenomenal Love Team, Pangilinan and Mariano, collectively known as DonBelle, have gained a dedicated fan following and recognition on social media throughout the years, thanks to their relatable personalities, both as individuals and as a loveteam.
Before their highly anticipated teleserye “Can’t Buy Me Love” airs on Primetime, let’s take a trip down memory lane and relive the DonBelle kilig moments from their binge-worthy series and movies.
“James and Pat and Dave”
Even before their first official team-up in 2021 for “He’s Into Her,” Mariano surprised many viewers when she made a cameo appearance at the end of Ronnie Alonte and Loisa Andalio’s movie. Here, she met Pangilinan’s role at the beach and foreshadowed a potential romantic connection with him.
“He’s Into Her Seasons 1 and 2”
Rapidly ascending to fame, their love team soared to new heights when they portrayed the lead roles in this popular Wattpad series adaptation by Maxinejiji (Maxine Lat Calibuso). It follows the story of enemies-turned-lovers Deib and Max as they test the foibles and follies of teenage life.
Since then, they’ve become the talk of the town for their unexpected chemistry—so much so that the series even had a second season.
“Love is Color Blind”
The love team showcased their acting chops even more in their first movie team-up directed by John Leo Garcia. The story is intriguing, with Mariano playing a free-spirited woman who assists her monochromatic colorblind high school best friend, played by Pangilinan, in navigating life, all while harboring romantic feelings for him.
“An Inconvenient Love”
This movie marks several significant milestones for DonBelle as it is their debut film in cinemas and Star Cinema’s first release post-pandemic. Additionally, this rom-com recently received the Best Asian Feature Film/Telemovie award, surpassing entries from Singapore and Malaysia.
It follows the complicated love story of a convenience store worker and a company heir who happens to be a social activist.
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“Can’t Buy Me Love”
DonBelle is gearing up for their first teleserye, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” hitting screens this October. Mariano is set to play Caroline, a wealthy Chinese woman from a traditional family, while Pangilinan takes on the role of Bingo, a hardworking man devoted to supporting his loved ones.
Any of these projects could be a great choice to watch on a lazy weekend as DonBelle’s sparks never miss. With their rising success, we’re certain they’ll continue to garner more awards and attract an even larger fan base in the future.