Iza Calzado in, Regine Velasquez out

Kapuso artist Iza Calzado will replace Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez in GMA's romantic comedy series 'I Heart You Pare' starting Monday, April 11, entertainment news sites report this weekend.

Iza CalzadoIza will portray the characters of 'Tonette' and 'Tonya' starting the 10th week opposite his leading man Dingdong Dantes, the male protagonist in the series.

Reports, meanwhile, said the singer-actress will be taking a break as she was adviced by her doctors to lessen her workload. It was reported earlier that Regine is suffering from migraine attacks.

Showbiz reporter Jun Lalin recently revealed Regine's pregnancy so others have this belief that it's the reason why she exited from the series.

Anyways, it's worth to see how directors Andoy Ranay and Joyce Bernal would present the abrupt transition to televiewers on Monday.