Volta (film)
Volta is a 2004 action
Action film
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 starring Ai-Ai de las Alas
Ai-Ai de las Alas
Martina Aileen de las Alas, popularly known as Ai-Ai delas Alas, is a Filipino comedienne and film actress. She has three children, two with ex-husband singer-actor Miguel Vera.She is dubbed as Philippines Comedy Queen.-Personal life:...

 as Volta. It was released under Star Cinema
Star Cinema
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 Film Productions. The story revolves around an ordinary woman who was given the power of electricity
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 and used this gift for the common good by becoming a caped crusader donning a red suit. The film would serve as the inspiration for 2008 TV series of the same name
Volta (TV series)
Volta was a Filipino television series on ABS-CBN, which broadcast from January 2008 to March 2008. The said series is a serialization of a 2004 film of the same title produced by Star Cinema...

, albeit a different setting, storyline and a more comedic tone that was way different from the movie.


Perla is a dressmaker who lives and works for her siblings, Percy and Penny. After being hit by lightning thrice, Perla discovers that she has developed superpowers: She can generate heat and electricity with her hands, and lightning flashes come out of her hands. With these superpowers, she becomes famous as the superhero, Volta.

Volta's main objective is to prevent Celphora, an ambitious engineer, from spreading evil in the country. Celphora, on the other hand, wants to capture Volta to use her as a power source for her Telstra Technology.

Volta is a story about life's drama, life's humor, and life's real meaning amidst extraordinary twists and turns in an ordinary life. In the end, what matters most are family and the love that doesn't fail to give a "spark" of hope to anyone... superhero or not.


  • Ai-Ai de las Alas
    Ai-Ai de las Alas
    Martina Aileen de las Alas, popularly known as Ai-Ai delas Alas, is a Filipino comedienne and film actress. She has three children, two with ex-husband singer-actor Miguel Vera.She is dubbed as Philippines Comedy Queen.-Personal life:...

     as Perla Magtoto / Volta
  • Diether Ocampo
    Diether Ocampo
    Diether Ocampo, born in July 19, 1974 in Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines is a Filipino actor, singer and model.-Background:Ocampo's elementary education and high school were spent in Bacoor,Cavite and he attended his college education in De La Salle University-Dasmarinas. He has German and Chinese...

     as Lloyd Ventura
  • Jean Garcia
    Jean García
    Jessica Maitim is a Filipina television and film actress, better known as Jean Garcia who hails from Angeles City, Pampanga.-Biography:...

     as Kelly Tanjuakio / Celphora
  • Justin Cuyugan as Percy Magtoto
  • Bobby Andrews as Oh-Vlading
  • Onemig Bondoc
    Onemig Bondoc
    Onemig Bondoc is a Filipino actor and television host. He was known for his roles in shows like TGIS and its spin-off Growing Up shown on GMA Network...

     as Oh-Blah-Blah
  • Eugene Domingo
    Eugene Domingo
    Eugene Domingo is a Filipina theater, movie and television actress. She is the only actress in the Philippine entertainment history to have participated in six films produced by eight different Filipino production companies...

     as Nancy
  • Boy Abunda
    Boy Abunda
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     as Ama
  • Pauleen Luna
    Pauleen Luna
    Marie Pauleen J. Luna is a Filipina actress and television personality. She appears on the GMA Network, particularly as one of the regular hosts of the long-running Philippine variety show Eat Bulaga! where she portrays the humorous child-woman character Baby Poleng.-Career:Luna began her show...

    as Penny Magtoto
  • Chokoleit as Denden
  • Mura as 9 Volts
  • Eddie Gil as President
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