GMA 7 unveiled the actors who will portray Steve Armstrong and Jamie Robinson of the much-anticipated Voltes V: Legacy live-action series on Wednesday, February 10 during the telecast of 24 Oras.
Former Starstruck Kids finalist Miguel Tanfelix will portray Steve Armstrong, the eldest of the Armstrong brothers and the leader of the Voltes V team. Portraying Jamie Robinson is actress Ysabel Ortega.
The network earlier announced the three actors who will portray Mark, Big Bert and Little Jon in the live-action series. Other cast members, including actors who will portray the Boazanian Empire will be announced this week.
The network has yet to announced the release date of the live-action series.
Last January, a minute-long teaser which features the “Boazanian Invasion” was released.
Voltes V is a Japanese anime series produced by Toei and Nippon Sunrise. It revolves around five human pilots of the titular giant robot, which is humanity’s last life of defense against an armada of horned humanoid aliens known as Boazanians.
The series first aired in the Philippines on GMA 7 on 1978. In 1999, GMA 7 re-aired the Filipino dubbed edition of the show.