The Bud Brothers Series is a group of eight best selling novels written by Filipino Romance Writer, Rose Tan. It has sold more than 15,000 copies during it’s first printing in the Philippines in 2002 and has been expanded into a franchise (Bud Brothers Group and Bud Brothers Unlimited) by it’s Publisher Precious Pages Corp by 2005.
The books tells the story of eight different men who decided to start a flower farm in Lian, Batangas and their adventures in love. The fictional farm is called The Bud Brothers Flower Farm thus explaining the name of the series.
The Bud Brothers consists of the following characters: Vince Banaag, Wayne Alban, Pete Labrador, Carlo Domingo, Dr. Ed Lacson, Rei Arambulo, Monty Geronimo & Dick.
Playing their roles are:
Jake Cuenca as Vince Banaag
Rafael Rosell as Wayne Alban
Will Devaughn as Monty Geronimo
John Prats as Carlo Domingo
Joem Bascon as Pete Labrador
Manuel Chua as Ed Lacson
Guji Lorenzana as Rei Arambulo
Ahron Villena as Pio Andong Jr.
Also starring are:
Cristine Reyes as Georgie Yulo
Roxanne Guinoo as Peppermint Nuque a.k.a Pepper
Mariel Rodriguez as Betsy Panganiban
Valerie Concepcion as Sabel
Wendy Valdez as Tammy
Janna Dominguez as Hiromi “Lady Picachu” Santa Maria
Maricar Reyes as Sandy
Denise Laurel as Coco Artiaga
The Bud Brothers will also mark the comeback of Camille Prats to the kapamilya network.
Directed by Laurenti Dyogi, Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Bud Brothers is set to premiere on May 4, 2009 under the Hapontastic block of ABS-CBN, with a mission of defeating the very strong soap operas of GMA-7.
Photo Credit: ABS-CBN