- 2017 became the year of many showbiz personalities that became a Kapuso star.
- These stars hit the charts as they dominate the small screen in the GMA Network.
The first on this list would be Meg Imperial. The television drama-revenge series titled D’Originals turned out to be her first project as a Kapuso star. She played Alice, an aspiring actress who proved to be more destructive than usual.
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O: Rabies turned out to be Jason Abalos’ first appearance in GMA. He will also be one of the lead cast in the upcoming television series, The One That Got Away, as Gael Harrison Makalintal. TOTGA will air soon in 2018.
Jason Francisco also made the transfer in 2017. The television drama-action series titled Alyas Robin Hood as Matias turned out to be his first project as a Kapuso star. He will also be in the romantic-comedy series, The One That Got Away, which will air in early 2018.
In October 2017, Former Star Magic talent Dionne Monsanto announced her transfer in the AGP House of Characters casting agency Facebook account. Dionne posed for a photo at the lobby of the GMA Network Center, together with actor Matt Evans, a fellow AGP talent who also recently transferred to the Kapuso network.
Atom Araullo confirmed his transfer to GMA Network to focus more on documentaries. He also has a new project as one of the hosts of GMA ONE Online Exclusives and has his own segment, “Adulting with Atom Araullo.” He will also give netizens a chance to take a glimpse in his daily struggles as an adult: the responsibilities and living on a budget. And also, one of the first episodes of the said show will be sharing tips on love, courtship and dating.
Former Pinoy Big Brother housemate Matt Evans also transferred to GMA. Portraying Caleb in the television drama anthology, Tadhana, in the episode Love, Israel turned out to be his first appearance as a Kapuso.