The Iron Heart is a Philippine action drama television series broadcast by Kapamilya Channel. It stars Richard Gutierrez in the title role. The series premiered on the network’s Primetime Bida evening block on November 14, 2022, replacing 2 Good 2 Be True. The series is currently on its second season and is set to conclude on October 13, 2023 with 238 episodes.
The Iron Heart follows the story of Alex Cruz (Richard Gutierrez), a former military officer who is now working as a security consultant. Alex is a skilled fighter and a master of martial arts. He is also a dedicated father to his young son, Lucas.
Alex’s life is turned upside down when his wife, Maya (Sue Ramirez), is murdered. Alex is determined to find Maya’s killer and bring him to justice. He enlists the help of his former colleagues in the military, as well as his friend and ex-girlfriend, Kara (Yen Santos).
- Richard Gutierrez as Alex Cruz
- Sue Ramirez as Maya Cruz
- Yen Santos as Kara Dela Rosa
- Albert Martinez as Don Rodrigo Dela Rosa
- Dimples Romana as Veronica Dela Rosa
- Ariel Rivera as David Cruz
- Maricel Soriano as Doña Victoria Cruz
- Christian Bautista as Mark Dela Rosa
- Joshua Garcia as Lucas Cruz
- Zoren Legaspi as General Ricardo Dela Rosa
- Cherry Pie Picache as President Cassandra Dela Rosa
Recap of September 5, 2023 Replay Episode
In the September 5, 2023 replay episode, Alex finally uncovers the truth about Maya’s murder. He discovers that it was none other than his own father, Rodrigo Dela Rosa (Albert Martinez), who ordered Maya’s killing.
Rodrigo is a ruthless businessman who would stop at nothing to get what he wants. He saw Maya as a threat to his power and his family, so he decided to have her eliminated.
Alex is devastated by the truth, but he is determined to bring his father to justice. He confronts Rodrigo and tells him that he knows what he did. Rodrigo tries to deny everything, but Alex has the evidence to prove it.
Rodrigo realizes that he is cornered and confesses to the crime. He tells Alex that he had Maya killed because she was getting too close to the truth about his illegal activities.
Alex is furious and lashes out at his father. He tells Rodrigo that he will never forgive him for what he did.
Rodrigo begs for Alex’s forgiveness, but Alex refuses to give it to him. He tells Rodrigo that he will pay for his crimes.
Rodrigo is arrested and charged with murder. He is sentenced to life in prison.
Alex is finally able to get justice for Maya. He is also able to move on with his life and start a new relationship with Kara.
The September 5, 2023 replay episode of The Iron Heart was a pivotal episode in the series. It marked the end of Alex’s journey to find Maya’s killer and bring him to justice. It also marked the beginning of a new chapter in Alex’s life.