The cast could not help but be emotional as the "Voltes V: Legacy: The Cinematic Experience" premiered on Tuesday.
As seen on Nelson Canlas's report on "24 Oras," the stars of the series were excited to finally see the result of their hard work on screen.
"Voltes V: Legacy" was a project 10 years in the making and they had to shoot amid the pandemic.
"Honestly nakakaiyak po," said Miguel Tanfelix, who plays Steve Armstrong . "Kasi three years naming pinaghirapan itong show na ito so very emotional."
"Sobrang saya ko talaga kasi po kagabi hindi po talaga ako nakatulog just thinking about this movie kaya po siguro later mag-iiyakan na lang," added Raphael Landicho, who plays Little Jon.
Matt Lozano, who plays their brother Big Bert, said he felt mixed emotions during the premiere.
"Hindi ko ma-explain, hindi ko ma-pinpoint kung ano 'yung nangingibabaw pero I'm very excited, very nervous at the same," he said.
Radson Flores and Ysabel Ortega, meanwhile, said they were proud to be part of the series.
"Super proud ako na umabot kami sa ganitong point and hindi ko pa rin ma-imagine na nandito na ako ngayon," said Radson, who plays Mark Gordon.
"Nilabas po namin talaga yung puso namin dito sa project na ito so of course nandun 'yung pressure, nandun 'yung kaba. But it's the good kind, it's the excited kind," said Ysabel, who plays Jamie Robinson.
For Director Mark Reyes, "Voltes V: Legacy" shows the world the abilities of Filipinos when it comes to production.
"They keep putting us down, third world country, hanggang ganyan lang ang kaya natin, mga soap opera lang na mga sampalan, heto nag-level up," he said.
"Sana panoorin n'yo para makita n'yo kung anong klaseng mission ang inisip naming gawin."
"Voltes V: Legacy: The Cinematic Experience" includes material from the first three weeks of the upcoming TV series.
It will be exclusively shown on SM cinemas from April 19 to 25.
—MGP, GMA Integrated News