Viu PH Serves Up a Delicious Rom-Com with “Secret Ingredient; Premieres April 30

Love knows no bounds, especially when it’s flavored with a dash of Korean spice! Viu Originals is whipping up a delightful viewing experience with its newest offering, “Secret Ingredient,” starring Julia Barretto, Lee Sang Heon, and Nicholas Saputra. This heartwarming rom-com is set to premiere on April 30th, promising a captivating exploration of love, second chances, and the pursuit of happiness.

Secret Ingredient

“Secret Ingredient” follows the captivating story of Ha Joon (Lee Sang Heon), a Korean man who makes a life-altering decision. Leaving behind the comfort and luxury of his life in Seoul, Ha Joon embarks on a heartwarming quest to reunite with Maya (Julia Barretto), his childhood sweetheart who has never left his thoughts.

Determined to win her heart and build a future together, Ha Joon sets out to prove that their love story can blossom anew. But this time, he hopes their connection will be built on a foundation of shared dreams and aspirations, not just the nostalgia of their past.

The Special Launch

The show’s launch event, held at the bustling Market Market in BGC, was a vibrant affair that perfectly captured the essence of the series. Guests were treated to special performances by Alamat and Paradigm, two of the Philippines’ hottest bands.

Their electrifying energy set the mood for the show’s romantic theme, leaving the audience eager to dive into the world of “Secret Ingredient.” Adding a touch of sweetness to the event was Julia Barretto, who graced the occasion with her stunning presence.

In a heartwarming revelation, Barretto shared that the true “secret ingredient” of the show is the genuine love and camaraderie that blossomed between the cast. This sense of off-screen connection is sure to translate into an engaging and relatable viewing experience for audiences.

The excitement didn’t stop there. Lucky fans who attended the event were treated to a chance to win an exclusive taste of the show before its official release. Participating in a fun game of “Pinoy Henyo,” a popular Filipino word guessing game, attendees showcased their wit and knowledge.

Mark your calendars for the premiere and get ready to be swept away by the irresistible charm of “Secret Ingredient” on Viu Philippines!

Photos: Regine Monsanto


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