|Mulawin vs. Ravena|
|Created by||Don Michael Perez|
|Creative director||Roy C. Iglesias|
|Theme music composer||Jay Durias|
|Opening theme||"Ikaw Nga" by Regine Velasquez / Top One Project|
|Composer||South Border (rearranged by Raul Mitra)|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||85 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer||Darling Pulido-Torres|
|Production locations||Makati, Philippines|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||26-48 minutes|
|Production company||GMA Entertainment TV|
|Original network||GMA Network|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||May 22 –|
September 15, 2017
|Preceded by||Mulawin: The Movie|
Mulawin vs. Ravena is a 2017 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. The series served as a sequel to the 2004 Philippine television series Mulawin and the 2005 Philippine film Mulawin: The Movie . Directed by Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez, it stars Dennis Trillo. It premiered on May 22, 2017 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Encantadia . The series concluded on September 15, 2017 with a total of 85 episodes. It was replaced by Alyas Robin Hood in its timeslot.
The series is streaming online on YouTube.
Ever since Ravena's breakaway from Avian, Mulawin and Ravena have been at war, fighting against each other over humans. Both have had histories of love affairs with humans, which resulted to half-blood offspring. The dilution of their race has made Mulawins and Ravenas mortal like humans. The desire for immortality leads to the next chapter of the Mulawin-Ravena war.
The cast of Mulawin (2004) and Mulawin: The Movie (2005) including Richard Gutierrez, Angel Locsin, Michael de Mesa, Gary Estrada, Romnick Sarmienta, Bianca King, Sam Bumatay, Miguel Tanfelix, Amy Austria, Eddie Gutierrez, Zoren Legaspi, Karen delos Reyes, Nicole Anderson, Paolo Contis and Boy2 Quizon appeared in archived footage.
The first appearance of the Mulawin in 12 years occurred in Encantadia (2016) starring Miguel Tanfelix as Pagaspas, the same actor who portrayed the same character in 2004.It was followed by a guest appearance of Alden Richards in the same series as Lakan. In Encantadia (2005), the Mulawins also made several appearances including Avilan, the leader of the Mulawins serving as a spirit guide to Amihan. The show was announced during GMA Network's New Year Countdown, with the official title as Mulawin vs. Ravena as part of the network's line-up in 2017.
In November 2016, Popoy Caritativo, manager of actor Dennis Trillo posted an Instagram photo regarding his meeting with GMA Network executives including Cheryl Ching-Sy, AVP for Drama regarding the sequel of the hit 2004 series, Mulawin .Trillo was also present in the said meeting which was later revealed to topbill the upcoming series, in a yet to be determined role. In December 2016, Alden Richards and Miguel Tanfelix who both appeared in Encantadia (2016) as Lakan and Pagaspas respectively were also announced to be part of show. On January 16, 2017, more cast members were announced which included Regine Velasquez. Dennis Trillo and Miguel Tanfelix reprised their roles from the 2004 television series and 2005 film as Gabriel and Pagaspas respectively.
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Mulawin vs. Ravena earned a 12.2% rating.While the final episode scored an 8.9% rating.
|2017||31st PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Primetime Drama Series||Mulawin vs. Ravena||Nominated|
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