Summary Of KidlatKidlat (lighting in English) is one of the most awaited TV series launched by the rising TV network in the Philippines, TV5. The primary star of the television drama is Derek Ramsay and his first role as a superhero. On December 2012, TV5 made a parade on the busy roads of EDSA (Epifanio delos Santos Avenue) and caused heavy traffic. The parade is of course headed by Ramsay himself wearing the Kidlat Costume which is gathered many people. It was on January 6, 2013 that Kidlat started airing on TV5’s primetime.
Voltaire (Derik Ramsay) is the son of a loving couple, Mario and Dulce. At a very young age, Voltaire was strucked by a lighting caused by the so-called ‘perfect storm’. Dulce was very surprised to discover that Voltaire did not incur any injury even after he was directly struck by lighting. Voltaire later realized that he possesses lighting power as a result of the incidence but kept it by himself. As hard as Voltaire wants to hide his secret powers, he inevitably failed when he met Lara (Nadine Samonte).
With the twist and turn of events, Voltaire finds himself fighting for his love, family, and community against the evil realm. Voltaire, little by little, realizes the full potential of his power while controlling it to effectively combat his enemies. Will Voltaire ever find peace in his life especially he is now destined to save the world? Will he ever win the greatest battle in his life --- the battle over the heart of Lara? Watch as exciting revelation and thrilling fighting scenes unveils in this high definition television drama.
Kidlat is of the fantasy-action type of genre. It is developed by Renato Custodio, Jr., who also written the plot with the assistance of Ma. Abegail Lam-Parayno, Mark Adrian Ho, Renee Patricia Dimla, and Mark Gil “Volta” delos Santos.
Kidlat is directed by Michael Tuvierra, Topel Lee, and Eric Quizon. The main casts are Derek Ramsay, Ritz Azul, Nadine Samonte, Baron Geisler, and Wendell Ramos. The Opening theme is sung by Juris Fernandez, entitled “Sabihin Mo Lang”. Ending theme is “Di Ka Nag-iisa (Kidlat)” by Sandwich. The composers are Raimund Marasigan and Trina Belarmide. The executive producers are Annabelle Macauba with other producers Jojo C. Oconer and Ramel L. David. Approximately, the running time is 45 minutes, airing from Mondays to Fridays, 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm (Philippine Standard Time).
About Derek Ramsay
Derek is a half British and half Filipino. He is a mode, VJ, and host. He is best known because of the movies and soap opera he took part with which includes I Love You GoodBye, Praybeyt Benjamin, No other Woman, Ysabella, Habang May Buhay, and Magkaribal. He goes from one network to another and finally he sighed a contract with TV 5 and first hosted the The Amazing Race Philippines. And now, he is starring the most-talked about fantasy drama, Kidlat in TV 5.