Enrique Gil portrays antagonist role in 'Budoy'

Enrique Gil, who became a trending topic recently for baring his butt and for accidentally slipping in the runway during the Cosmo Bachelor Bash 2011, will be playing the role of an antagonist in ABS-CBN's upcoming advocacy series, “Budoy.”

In “Budoy,” which tackles the story a mentally challenged person, his family, relationships and social issues, Enrique Gil will portray the character of “Benjamin” while the lead actor, Gerald Anderson plays “Budoy Maniego” opposite Jessy Mendiola as “Jackie.”

The story is about a well-renowned family of doctors, the Maniegos. Bound to success but with no child, Dr. Anton Maniego performed an artificial insemination to his wife Luisa. She give birth to their child "Budoy." Upon Budoy's birth is a family blessing but later on turns into the family in shame when they discover that Budoy is suffering from Angelman syndrome, which delays his intellectual development.

Predicaments arises against Luisa, whom became very protected of Budoy and the rest of Maniego family. Until Budoy's fifth birthday that he gone missing and be found by Bebang, the Maniego's former caretaker. Meanwhile the family decides to hide their dishonor with their abnormal son Budoy and replace him with a normal child named Benjamin. Growing up not knowing their past, Budoy and Benjamin became rivals at school and to the girl whom they both seeing.
“Budoy” also features a powerhouse cast that includes Tirso Cruz III, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Barbara Perez, Dante Rivero, Gloria Sevilla, Christian Vasquez and Mylene Dizon. Veteran actress Janice de Belen makes a comeback as a Kapamilya through this soap.

The theme song used in “Budoy” entitled “Saan Darating Ang Umaga” was performed by 1st Star Power grand champion Angeline Quinto.

Here's the full trailer of “Budoy”: