Angelito himself, JM de Guzman confirmed that his hit afternoon series Angelito: Ang Batang Ama will have a sequel. Angelito ended last April and the sequel will be titled Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto.
Direk Lauren Dyogi, head of the business unit which created Angelito also confirmed the news through his twitter account. "Angelito, bagong yugto has been approved for production. Congrats to the creative n production team. Congrats direk Ted n to your cast!," tweeted Direk Lauren last May 4.
The PBB genius also confirmed the return of Charee Pineda and Kaye Abad's character in the series. New characters will also be introduced, including John Prats. The series will again be directed by Theodore Boborol.
"Angelito , Rosalie at Jenny magbabalik! Soon! Excited with the new plots n additional characters," tweeted Direk Lauren referring to JM, Charee and Kaye's characters in the series.
JM de Guzman, in an interview with the members of the press last May 29 said he is very thankful for the trust the management is giving him. He also thanked fans for support and promised more exciting twists and conflicts in the Angelito sequel.
"Thankful ako sa mga nagmahal at sumuporta. Ako sobrang honored ako sa trust na binigay sa akin," the young actor said. "Sa story conference mas maraming conflicts at bagong characters at talagang kaabang-abang," he added.
In the series finale, which aired in mid-April, Angelito (played by JM de Guzman) is reunited with his high school sweetheart Rosalie (Charee Pineda). The series followed the journey of Angelito as he faced the responsibility of being a father after he accidentally got his high school girlfriend pregnant.
Aside from Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto, de Guzman also finished shooting his Cinemalaya film Intoy Syokoy. ( see the complete list of Cinemalaya 2012 film entries here). He is also set to do a film with Andi Eigenman for Regal Films.