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Created by
  • Dindo C. Perez
  • Julie Anne R. Benitez
Written by
  • Cenon Palomares
  • Dindo C. Perez
  • Jann Kayla Mendoza
  • RJ Carbonell
  • Siege Ledesma
Directed by
  • Onat Diaz
  • Darnel Villaflor
  • Jerome Chavez Pobocan
  • Joel Torre
  • Jana Agoncillo
  • Enzo Pelojero
  • Judy Ann Santos
  • Charo Santos
  • Meryll Soriano
  • Joem Bascon
  • Raymart Santiago
Opening theme "Ako ang Iyong Bituin" by TNT Boys
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 70 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Marissa V. Kalaw
Running time 27–39 minutes
Production company(s) Dreamscape Entertainment
Original network ABS-CBN
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release October 7, 2019 (2019-10-07) – January 10, 2020 (2020-01-10)

Starla is a 2019 Philippine drama television series starring Joel Torre, Jana Agoncillo, Enzo Pelojero, Judy Ann Santos, Meryll Soriano, Joem Bascon, and Raymart Santiago. The series aired on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide via The Filipino Channel from October 7, 2019 to January 10, 2020, replacing The General's Daughter.


Starla is a story about renewed hope, the warmth of home, love for the family, wishes that come true, and impeccable forgiveness. It revolves around Buboy, a boy who discovers a wayward wishing star named Starla and uses her to save his town.

Cast and characters


  • Judy Ann Santos as Atty. Teresa "Tere" Dichavez-Manalo
  • Joel Torre as Gregorio "Mang Greggy" Dichavez
  • Jana Agoncillo as Starla / Stella
  • Enzo Pelojero as Buboy Dichavez
  • Meryll Soriano as Ester Rivera
  • Joem Bascon as Atty. Dexter Soliman
  • Raymart Santiago as Dr. Philip Manalo


  • Grae Fernandez as George Cultura
  • Chantal Videla as Lena Batumbakal
  • Bodjie Pascua as Kulas Trinidad
  • Simon Ibarra as Kapitan Domingo "Domeng" Jacinto
  • Jerry O'Hara as Apol Magtulis
  • Joel Saracho as Ambo Soberano
  • Kathleen Hermosa as Frida Matias
  • Janus del Prado as Boyong dela Cruz
  • Jordan Herrera as Pedro Jaena
  • Anna Luna as Lolita Batumbakal
  • Marilen Cruz as Trining Manalo
  • Matt Daclan as Javi Diaz
  • Poppert Bernadas as Kanor Sanchez
  • Jimmy Marquez as Sylvester Gil
  • Alex Baena as Tonton Rivera
  • Roanne Maligat as Jepoy Kho
  • Myel de Leon as Nova
  • Raikko Mateo as Astro
  • Chunsa Jeung as Celestia


  • Tirso Cruz III as Atty. Robert Salazar†
  • Charo Santos-Concio as Lola Tala
  • Heaven Peralejo as teen Teresa
  • Yesha Camile as young Teresa
  • Brace Arquiza as teen Philip
  • Ana Abad Santos as Lita Villarreal-Dichaves†


Starla premiered on ABS-CBN on October 7, 2019.


Reruns of Starla was aired over at Jeepney TV.

On June 4, 2020, it was announced that the show will also have a rerun on the Kapamilya Channel beginning June 15, 2020 until November 29, 2020.

See also

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