“The Voice Kids” third placer Juan Karlos Labajo is set to join the casts of the hit family drama series “Hawak Kamay” which was top-billed by the award-winning actor Piolo Pascual.
In the teaser clip aired on Friday night August 15, 2014, Juan Karlos Labajo was seen playing with the child actor and actresses Andrea Brilliantes, Zaijan Jaranilla, Xyriel Manabat and Yesha Camile, who plays the role of Lorrie, Emong, Dara and Ningning respectively in the series.
The teaser video for the upcoming episode was released days after it was announced that “The Voice Kid” grand winner Lyca Gairanod is set to star in the longet-running drama anthology in Asia “Maalaa Mo Kaya” to share her life story.
Juan Karlos Labajo recently admitted in “Tapatan ni Tunying” that he used to scavenge junk before like Lyca Gairanod for a living.
The 13-year-old singer, who lost her mother shortly before joining the reality singing competition, admitted also that his family is still struggling in debt although he finished third in the show.
Juan Karlos Labajo will be staying in the Philippines for good with his uncle to continue his career in the music industry. The 2nd placer of “The Voice Kids” Darrren Espanto, who lives in Canada, will be staying in the country also for good.
“Hawak Kamay” airs from Mondays to Fridays on Primetime Bida block after “TV Patrol”.
Click the link to watch the teaser of “Hawak Kamay”.