Nicomaine Dei Capili Mendoza, or simply Maine Mendoza is a 24-year old actress, TV host, internet personality and writer. She is known as “Yaya Dub” in the GMA’s noontime show Eat Bulaga and she was actually the other half of the “AlDub” love team alongside Alden Richards. They had captured the hearts of many Filipino with their split-screen romance and the value of patience and genuine love.
Recently, the fans of the young Kapuso actress Maine Mendoza wished their beloved idol to be the next actress to portray as Darna as Maine had the beauty, the face, and the figure to be the next iconic heroine. Darna project had been very controversial since Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano withdrew from doing the iconic role because of her finger injury. The manager of Maine Mendoza, Rams David had finally commented about the request of one of her fans in one of his interviews with PEP. And he quote:
“Parang masarap lang isipin, pero hindi yata. Sa ABS yun, e, ‘di ba? Parang ang hirap naman.”Though it was quite impossible for Maine to be on the said project, her manager assured her fans that it will still be up to her if she would do the role of Darna as the Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera has done it before in the Kapuso network.
“Ang daming girls sa ABS. Sana, doon sila makahanap. Maraming magaganda, magagaling, at deserving din for the role. How I wish, si Marian nag-Darna. Pero siyempre, si Maine ang sasagot niyan. Hindi ko katawan ‘yan.” Maine’s manager added.
It will surely be a big hit for many people to finally be given a chance to watch the iconic film Darna that has been part of every Filipino household even before. Some known personalities who had portrayed the role were Rosa del Rosario, Liza Moreno, Eva Montes, Gina Pareño, Vilma Santos, Lorna Tolentino, Rio Locsin, Sharon Cuneta, Nanette Medved, Anjanette Abayari, Regine Velasquez, Angel Locsin, and Marian Rivera.