James Reid, who was introduced as the new Komiks icon Pedro Penduko last August, has began training for the role. In the short clip uploaded on Instagram, he is seen practicing with a lightsaber.
The new version of Pedro Penduko written Regene Estolatan under Epik Studios, is about a Filipino teen Peter Harris, who grew up in the US and was raised by his adoptive father. He was often victim of bullying so after his father died, he went back to the Philippines to look for his mother.
Actors Janno Gibbs and Matt Evans were also famous for playing the role of Pedro Penduko on film and TV resepectively.