WATCH: Piolo, Iza in 'Hawak Kamay' trailer

Posted at 06/17/14 12:03 AM

MANILA - The first trailer for "Hawak Kamay," ABS-CBN's upcoming family drama series starring Piolo Pascual, has been released.

The three-minute preview, which debuted Monday during the time slot of "Mirabella," introduces Gin (Pascual), a frustrated singer who is left by his girlfriend (Nikki Gil) for a job on a ship.

With little purpose in life, Gin is forced into responsibility when his sister (Jennifer Sevilla) and her husband (Lander Vera Perez) die in a car crash, leaving their three adopted kids (Xyriel Manabat, Zaijan Jaranilla, Yesha Camile) without parents.

Gin gets the help of Bianca (Iza Calzado), a lawyer who arranged the adoption, in transitioning him into a responsible guardian of the children.

He also meets a girl under Bianca's care (Andrea Brillantes), who develops a friendship with the three foster siblings.

Gin falters in his new role and gives up at one point. Eventually, however, he becomes fond of the kids and even accompanies them in a vacation.

"Hawak Kamay" will mark the third major project of Pascual and Calzado together, after the films "Milan" (2004) and "Starting Over Again" (2014).

The primetime series will also be a reunion for Pascual and Jaranilla, who both top-billed the action-fantasy series "Noah" in 2010.

A premiere date for "Hawak Kamay" has yet to be announced.