Max Collins renews ties with GMA-7

Published July 11, 2021, 12:24 PM

by Robert Requintina

Max Collins

Dramatic Kapuso actress Max Collins remains a loyal Kapuso as she renewed her contract with GMA Network last Friday, July 9.

Present during the virtual signing ceremony were GMA Executive Vice President and CFO Felipe S. Yalong, Senior Vice President for GMA Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable, First Vice President and Head of Regional TV and Synergy Oliver B. Amoroso,  First Vice President For Drama Productions Redgie A. Magno, Vice President
for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier Cruz, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, Senior Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy, GMA Artist Center Assistant Vice President and Head for Talent Imaging and Marketing Unit Simoun Ferrer, GMA Artist Center Senior Talent Manager Daryl Zamora, Senior Program Manager Cathy Perez, and Max’s manager Perry Lansigan.

In her Kapuso journey, Max has had her fair share of notable projects including Pahiram ng Sandali, Ilustrado, Innamorata, Encantadia, The One That Got Away, Someone To Watch Over Me, Bihag, Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday, among others.

When asked what is her secret to keeping the fire burning in the industry for more than a decade now, Max shared the importance of respect, “Throughout the years, as a Kapuso I’ve learned how important it is to give each project so much love, and how to give my co-workers, the staff, and the network the same respect that I give my own
family members.”

Max Collins with GMA Executives

Furthermore, she looks forward to growing more in her craft, “Now that the world seems to be so uncertain with all the chaos that has been happening, I’m even more grateful now to be in the position that I am in terms of my career. I’ve come a long way since the day I first started, and I’m proud of my achievements. A decade is a long
time to be in one industry, and I’m excited to begin a new decade doing what I love most, acting.”

Mr. Yalong expressed his gratitude to Max for her unwavering loyalty to the Network, “Thank you for entrusting GMA with your career. You are the classic example of how a true and loyal Kapuso artist should be. We are looking forward to your new and exciting projects for the delight of our loyal Kapuso viewers.”

Rasonable, in turn, echoed her excitement for what’s ahead of Max’s career in GMA, “We are very happy that you said you love being a Kapuso because we also love having you here. We have always believed in your talent and of course, you are one of the most beautiful faces in the television and movie industry. We are proud to have you
here and we are excited to give you many more projects.”

Meanwhile, Santiago-Lara also conveyed her enthusiasm for Max’s contract renewal, “We are very excited to have this event to welcome Max Collins as she continues her journey as a Kapuso.”

Max is one of the lead stars in the upcoming drama series ‘To Have and To Hold’ where she will play the character of Dominique Ramirez. She will be working alongside Kapuso leading man Rocco Nacino, Rafael Rosell, and multitalented Kapuso actress Carla Abellana.