David Archuleta Joins Philippines TV Show

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David Archuleta will return to Philippines to film a TV series for local network TV5. The primetime series will star Kapatid stars Jasmin Curtis-Smith & Eula Caballero: ‘The signing of Archuleta is seen to further boost the attempts of TV5, currently the third biggest broadcasting network in the Philippines to climb..

..up the rankings: ‘The signing of an international star of Archuleta’s youth and talent, arguably in his prime, is bound to shake up the Philippine entertainment industry.’ David previously announced that he’s leaving the music industry for two years ‘to serve a fulltime mission for the Church of Jesus Christ..

..of the Latter-day Saints: It’s not because someone told me that I’m supposed to do it, not because I no longer want to do music anymore, but it’s because of the feeling that I felt that I need to do next in my life. It’s just the same feeling that I’ve always followed, try to follow in my life.

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  • jilti

    well, good luck!

  • Notanonymous

    Can’t wait to watch the series!

  • Anonymous

    Well, I officially call this guy a hypocrite lol. Or was this a calling/following, too…although unless this is coming in a WHILE, then okay.

  • Justinsuglyglasses

    No hypocrisy. He had time before going on the mission and is spending the time filming this series. He said in his vlog that when he comes back to the US, he’ll be doing some more recording and making a few more appearances. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0_gAsOWxzw

  • Anonymous

    I wish it was on ABS-CBN just because its the only Filipino channel i have! Also I just came back from the Philippines when he got there! :( I cannot believe I totally missed him, I think David is amazing! I guess I’ll have to find the series online when it premieres!

  • Anonymous

    Good job David. Good luck on your mission. You will be an amazing missionary.

  • JoeHoe15

    Good luck David! I hope that you’ll love/enjoy your stay here. For sure, he’ll learn many Tagalog words! Yiheee! ^^

  • Justinsuglyglasses

    David plays a Filipino American popstar in the series who returns to the Philippines to find out more about how his mother died when he was 5. The series also includes a love triangle involving his 2 young co-stars. He’ll also be recording some new music for the series which will run for 5 weeks starting in late February. Filming starts Monday and will continue for about 3 weeks.