On January 25, multi-awarded screenwriter and former ABS-CBN creative manager Ricky Lee, recently became part of Sang’gre’s creative team.
On Instagram, series director Mark Reyes posted a zoom photo showing the production team of the upcoming GMA network series, including Lee.
Reyes captioned his photo, “And the portal to the world of #encantadia is open once again.
Meet the creative team of #Sanggre @suzidoctolero @rj.nuevas @rickyleeph @gmadrama @gmanetwork.”
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Lee became one of GMA Network’s creative consultants in September 2021.
Aside from Lee, screenwriter and Encantadia creator Suzette Doctolero was also part of the creative team of Sang’gre.
Doctolero and Reyes are also currently part of GMA Network’s Voltes V: Legacy.
Joining the team of talented showrunners are Encantadia 2005 writer Anna Aleta Nadela, Kapuso writer Jake Somera, and former ABS-CBN writer Ays de Guzman.
Creative head RJ Nuevas and program manager Ali Nokom-Dedicatoria were also in the zoom meeting.
GMA Network first revealed the series during their New Year Countdown Special on December 31, the previous year.
According to recent reports, Sang’gre’s story focuses on a young woman, the long-lost daughter of Sang’gre Danaya, who discovers her latent abilities.
Kapuso actress Sanya Lopez portrayed the role of Sang’gre Danaya in Encantadia’s 2016 remake.
Although Lopez admitted that she wasn’t aware of the project, she confirmed that she’s open to reprising her role if the production team offers it to her.
As for Lee, he wrote the scripts for iconic movie classics. His notable works included Himala, Anak, Jose Rizal, The Flor Contemplation Story, and Madrasta.