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GMA announced their newest shows for 2018 and one of them is their own rendition of a classic British fictional character, Sherlock Holmes. “Sherlock” is the working title of the said show. According to GMA, Ruru Madrid will play the role of a young blind detective who is assisted in solving the most difficult crimes by a dog named Siri. The role was supposed to be for Alden Richards, but they decided to give it to Ruru instead.
Ruru Madrid is one of the most-sought after Kapuso young actors today. Looking back in 2014, Ruru grabbed a FAMAS trophy as the recipient of the German Moreno Youth Achievement Award, won the Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actor award for Dormitoryo in Golden Screen Awards for Television, among other nominations, especially for his debut film Bamboo Flowers.
This year, he has received an award for Best Drama Actor in the recently-concluded PMPC Star Awards for Television 2017 for Encantadia.
Ruru is under Production 56, Inc., a production house and talent company owned and managed by multi-awarded film and television director Maryo J. Delos Reyes. Actors who are part of the said talent company are Miggs Cuaderno, Nash Aguas, Masculados, Leandro Baldemor, Yul Servo, Orlando Sol, Neil Ryan Sese, Trio Tagapayo, Xyruz Cruz, John Raspado, Romano Vasquez, Barbara Miguel, Will Ashley De Leon, and Nafa Hilario Cruz.