Claudine Barretto joining 'May Bukas Pa'


Posted at Mar 03 2009 01:43 PM | Updated as of Mar 03 2009 09:43 PM

After months of taking a break, actress Claudine Barretto is back on doing television series. The actress is joining the cast of ABS-CBN's hit television series "May Bukas Pa."

Dubbed as the “Optimum Teleserye Queen,” Barretto will play the character of Julia, a woman who carries bitterness in her heart. Julia’s life will change after she meets miracle boy Santino (Zaijian Jaranilla).

The actress, a self-confessed avid viewer of "May Bukas Pa," said she immediately accepted the role when it was offered to her.

"I love the program and I adore Santino. Kaya I'm so excited to be working with Santino and the whole cast,” said Barretto.

Her first shooting day will begin on Thursday.

"May Bukas Pa" airs weeknights after “TV Patrol World.”