Currently on top of the Filipino Boys Love (BL) entertainment pyramid is Ivan Andrew Payawal’s Gameboys produced by the Idea First Company.
Since its first episode up to is latest, the budding romance of Gavreel and Cairo, portrayed with so much authenticity and emotional commitment by its leads, Kokoy De Santos and Elijah Canlas, beguiled its target market.
Praises are aplenty as well for its story arcs, how they come alive on screen, and the emotional rollercoaster they offer, the fans and supporters dig it, and they always crave and want for more.
Apart from De Santos and Canlas, it helps Adrianna So and Kyle Velino are major contributors to the YouTube series’ sizzle and spice. Adrianna gives life to Pearl, ex-lady love of Gavreel who becomes his best friend and Cai’s ally. Kyle, is the glutathione capsules popping and scheming cono Terrence, the former flame of Gav.
“She is the unbothered queen in a healthy way. Her enthusiasm in life is infectious. She focuses her energies on the positive things, and to that, I can very much relate. Also, she keeps it real all the time and is protective of the people she considers dear,” So said of her character.
Velino, on being Terrence, shared that portraying the role is very challenging. He felt the pressure of playing the role because his first appearance was in the fourth episode where people have already fell in love with the other characters in the drama.
“I was nervous and pressured at the same time. You know, it is my biggest break so far, and I›m glad that I am able to showcase what I›ve got. And I›m so blessed to see how people react to the role I portray.”
The resident vixen So and in-house villain Velino promise that more exciting things are about to happen in Gameboys. They are also grateful to the subscribers and viewers for the love and support.
“None of this would be possible if not for all of them. They are our inspiration that is why we always make sure that we do our best in every episode,” the two actors concluded.