Philippine graphic novel Trese to become Netflix animated series

Trese is a Philippine graphic novel, and it will be adapted into an animated series on Netflix. Attached to the project is Jay Oliva, who has directed many of the DC animated films including Justice League War and Justice League Dark. The trailer was released on May 20th, and you can check it out below.

Filipino-Canadian actress Shay Mitchell (YOU, Pretty Little Liars) will voice the lead character in the English version. She will be joined by Darren Criss (Netflix’s Hollywood, Glee) and Manny Jacinto (The Good Place).

Synopsis: Set in a Manila where the mythical creatures of Philippine folklore live in hiding amongst humans, Alexandra Trese finds herself going head to head with a criminal underworld comprised of malevolent supernatural beings.

It’s produced by Shanty Harmayn and Tanya Yuson at BASE Entertainment, a studio based in Jakarta and Singapore.

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