Various celebrities and netizens took to social media to react to the transformation of Jane de Leon as Darna.
In the episode of Mars Ravelo's Darna on Friday, August 19, the actress finally transformed into the Filipino superheroine much to the delight of the viewers.
Jane also posted the official poster of the TV series on her Instagram page, wherein she was in her full Darna costume.
"Ang pinakamalaking kasalanan ay kapag may kakayahan kang tumulong pero wala ka namang ginawa. The Official Poster of Mars Ravelo’s DARNA Weeknights | 8PM sa Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, Cinemo, A2Z at TV5! #Darna is also available on iWantTFC and TFC! #LipadDarna," she wrote.
Jane became an instant trending topic on social media following her Darna transformation. Celebrities were quick to express their awe about her transformation.
"You look so good Jane!!! Go Darna!!" Anne Curtis commented.
"Galingggg grabe!" JC Alcantara wrote.
"Damn!!," Lovi Poe posted.
Netizens also were quick to praise Jane as Darna.
"This generation’s Darna finally revealed and once again graced our television. Ganda ng new costume. Jane De Leon really delivered," one netizen wrote.
"She's born for this Role! Ang ganda mo Jane!" another netizen posted.
"Ang Angas, ang astig, mapa-acting at fight scene, your amazing Jane De Leon! ang bagong Darna!" one netizen said.
In an interview with Ogie Diaz for his YouTube vlog recently, Jane shared that one of the highlights of her filming the television series was donning the Darna costume for the first time.
"Actually, nung hindi ko pa nasusuot ‘yung buong costume ‘yung helmet pa lang, teary-eyed na talaga ako kasi para siyang korona — korona ni Darna," she relayed.