Following Liza Soberano's departure from the Darna project due to her injured finger, Nadine Lustre's name has been constantly mentioned as one of the top picks of netizens for the role. Even director Erik Matti said that Nadine seemed fit to portray the character.
On Tuesday, May 7, Nadine set the online world abuzz after shouting the famous "Darna" line for the first time. In a recent video uploaded by Donnalyn Bartolome, the singer can be seen convincing Nadine to shout "Darna." Though hesitant at first, Nadine gave in and did it.
The video has already gained 99k views as of this writing. Netizens also commended the way Nadine shouted "Darna."
"Shocks. The way she shouts ‘Darna’ is so wow. Power! Her ‘Darna’ says it all," one netizen said.
"Bagay na bagay talaga maging Darna si Nadine! I love you ate Nadine," a netizen said.
Watch the video below: