Meet Steve Armstrong and Jamie Robinson in GMA's live-action 'Voltes V: Legacy'
The Voltes V team is now complete! Meet the actors who will be playing Steve Armstrong and Jamie Robinson, two core members in Voltes V: Legacy, a live-action series adaptation based on the beloved Japanese anime series Voltes V.
GMA Network unveiled the remaining two cast members Wednesday evening (Feb. 10) on its flagship newscast, 24 Oras.
Stepping into Steve's shoes is Miguel Tanfelix. The GMA contract star began his entertainment career as a finalist in StarStruck Kids where he finished as the First Prince (runner-up). Tanfelix is also known for his role as Young Pagaspas in the hit fantasy series Mulawin starring Angel Locsin and Richard Gutierrez.
Steve Armstrong (Ken'ichi Gō) is the leader of the Voltes V team and eldest of the three Armstrong brothers. The ace pilot and swordsman pilots the Volt Cruiser, which forms the head.
Ysabel Ortega is #VoltesVLegacy’s Jamie!#V5SteveJamie pic.twitter.com/0yy128YeiN— Voltes V Legacy (@VoltesVLegacy) February 10, 2021
Meanwhile, Kapuso actress Ysabel Ortega is set to portray Jamie Robinson (Megumi Oka). The Filipina actress, commercial model and dancer rose to fame for playing the main antagonist and villain Charlotte "Charlie" Quiñones in Pusong Ligaw. She also appeared in shows such as On the Wings of Love, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Ipaglaban Mo! and Born for You.
As the sole female member of the Voltes V team, Jamie is seen as the voice of reason in the group and pilots the Volt Lander, which forms the feet of Voltes V.
Earlier this week, GMA Network announced the cast members portraying Mark, Big Bert, and Little John.
StarStruck season 7 contestant Radson Flores plays the role of Mark Gordon, GMA singer-actor Matt Lozano has been cast to play Robert "Big Bert" Armstrong, and Kapuso child star Raphael Landicho will play the youngest Armstrong brother "Little Jon".
The live-action Voltes V: Legacy series is directed by Mark A. Reyes and is expected to premiere on GMA at a yet unnanounced date.
The show is under the supervision of acclaimed Japanese animation studio Toei Animation Co., Ltd., commonly referred to as Toei Animation, which has produced numerous works of animation for over half a century, including Mazinger Z, Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, Slam Dunk, One Piece and The Transformers.
The actors playing the Boazanian Prince Zardoz and Zandra will be announced on Friday (Feb. 12).
(Images via GMA)