- Tom Rodriguez is set to star with Janine Gutierrez in a new series.
- In the series, Dragon Lady, Rodriguez had to learn the Mandarin language.
- According to Rodriguez, he found his role challenging because he had to learn the Mandarin language.
The Kapuso actor Tom Rodriguez expressed his thoughts and feelings toward his new role for his upcoming TV series Dragon Lady opposite Janine Gutierrez, portraying the lead role.
Like his co-star Gutierrez, he is also thrilled to do this latest project of his.
Rodriguez, known to be multi-lingual, being able to speak fluently in English, Tagalog and Waray-Waray; doing the new series is kind of difficult for him. He mentioned that he had to be both emotionally and physically prepared in assuming his character.
He had to attend Mandarin classes in order to deliver well the language that is integral to his character.
From his entry via Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up as a reality TV contestant, his role in Be Careful With My Heart, in Temptation Island, in My Husband’s Lover as Vincent Soriano, and My Destiny as Lucas Matthew Andrada; the audience are in for a treat as he will be offering different kind of Tom Rodriguez via Dragon Lady. According to production, he is set to shine in the upcoming Kapuso TV series, as he will take on a role of a Filipino-Chinese for the very first time.
Knowing that learning the Chinese language is kind of difficult, but its grammar is in many ways similar to English.
Mandarin Chinese is spoken by over 1 billion people worldwide, which places it in Number One of the world’s most spoken languages. There are 873 million native speakers of Mandarin Chinese.
He was born in Subic Naval Base in Zambales to an American serviceman father and a Filipina mother. This 31-year-old Filipino-American actor is Bartolome Alberto Mott in real-life.