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Darren Criss, Jon Jon Briones and Nicole Scherzinger join Shay Mitchell and Liza Soberano in the voice cast of the Netflix Original Anime Series Trese

Manila, Philippines – May 21, 2021 – Netflix today released the official trailer for Trese, the
highly anticipated Netflix Original Anime series based on the Philippine graphic novel created
by Budjette Tan and KaJO Baldisimo, premiering on Netflix June 11, 2021. Netflix also
revealed the English language and Filipino language voice cast of Trese.

Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Jon Jon Briones (Ratched), Nicole
Scherzinger (Moana), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba)
and Dante Basco (Avatar: The Last Airbender) join Shay Mitchell (YOU, Pretty Little Liars),
previously announced as the voice of Alexandra Trese in the English language version.
Filipino actress Liza Soberano (My Ex and Whys, Alone/Together) will voice Alexandra Trese
in the Filipino language version of the series, and will be joined by local professional voice
talents Simon dela Cruz (as Crispin and Basilio), Apollo Abraham (Captain Guerrero),
Christopher Carlo Caling (Hank), Christian Velarde (Nuno), and Eugene Adalia (Anton

Well-respected Filipino Language Voice Artist Director Rudolf Baldonado will direct
the local voice talents.

English language voice cast:

● Shay Mitchell – Alexandra Trese
● Griffin Puatu – The Kambal (Crispin and Basilio), Bantay
● Matt Yang King – Captain Guerrero, Dominic
● Jon Jon Briones – Hank, Xa-Mul
● Steve Blum – Datu Talagbusao, Ibwa
● Carlos Alazraqui – Anton Trese, Santelmo
● Manny Jacinto – Maliksi
● Eric Bauza – Nuno the Snitch, Bagyon Lektro
● Darren Criss – Marco
● Nicole Scherzinger – Miranda Trese
● Lou Diamond Phillips – Mayor Sancho Santamaria
● Dante Basco – Bagyon Kulimlim
● Rodney To – Aswang market guard, Man in drag

Filipino language voice cast:

● Liza Soberano – Alexandra Trese
● Simon dela Cruz – The Kambal (Crispin and Basilio)
● Apollo Abraham – Captain Guerrero
● Christopher Carlo Caling – Hank
● Eugene Adalia – Anton Trese
● Cheska Aguiluz – Miranda Trese
● Christian Velarde – Nuno
● Bryan Encarnacion – Datu Talagbusao
● Nica Rojo – Ramona
● Jo Anne Orobia-Chua – Emissary
● Jose Amado Santiago – Marco
● Steve dela Cruz – Maliksi
● Rene Tandoc – Mayor Santamaria
● Steffi Graf Bontogon-Mola – Young, Teen Alexandra
● RJ Celdran – Santelmo, Señor Armanaz
● Elyrey Martin – Ibwa, Dominic
● Steven Bontogon – Jobert

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.

Director and Showrunner: Jay Oliva (Justice League Dark, The Legend of Korra)
Executive Producers: Jay Oliva; Shanty Harmayn and Tanya Yuson at BASE Entertainment, a
studio based in Jakarta and Singapore

Written by: Tanya Yuson, Zig Marasigan, Mihk Vergara
Series Directors: David Hartman (Transformers: Prime), Mel Zwyer (Star Wars Rebels), Tim
Divar (Young Justice)
Production designer and Art Director: Jojo Aguilar (Tron Uprising)
Character Design: Will Nichols (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Editor: Christopher Lozinski (Batman: The Killing Joke)
English language casting and voice direction: Wes Gleason
Filipino language casting and voice direction: Rudolf Baldonado
Composers: Kevin Kiner, Sean Kiner, Dean Kiner (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Original song: “PAAGI” by UDD, with lyrics by Armi Millare and Paul Yap
Format: 6 episodes, releasing all at once
Filipino band UDD, formerly known as Up Dharma Down, composed the official soundtrack for
Trese, titled “PAAGI,” with lyrics by Armi Millare and Paul Yap.
Trese will premiere on June 11, 2021, only on Netflix (www.netflix.com/trese).

About Netflix:
Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with 208 million paid
memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films
across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want,
anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume
watching, all without commercials or commitments.

About Lex+Otis:
Lex+Otis (L+O) maximizes current and next-generation techniques to develop and produce
cutting edge animation for television, film, video games, virtual reality, mobile and more. Led
by Founder and CEO Jay Oliva, the burgeoning boutique studio boasts an impressive roster of
established and emerging production talent focused on creating unique, immersive stories to
inspire, educate and entertain across multiple platforms. L+O’s roster of clients/partners
features Netflix, CMON, Wild Card, SideShow Collectibles and The Stone Quarry. The studio
currently has three Netflix Anime Originals in production: Trese, a Filipino mythology-based
supernatural series; Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas, a futuristic zombie thriller that serves as an
animated prequel to Zack Snyder’s upcoming live-action feature film; and a yet-to-be-named
adult animation series based in Norse mythology with Zack Snyder and Jay Oliva serving as
executive producers. The studio is also in production on the star-studded Ark: The Animated
Series, as well as several yet-to-be-announced series. In addition, L+O is presently in
development on more than two dozen original concepts, toplined by an animated dark fantasy
series based on Sideshow’s popular Court of the Dead franchise. For more information, please
visit lexandotis.com.

About Base Entertainment:
BASE ENTERTAINMENT is a Studio with outposts in Singapore and Indonesia. Founded by
partners, Aoura Lovenson Chandra, Shanty Harmayn, Ben Soebiakto and Tanya Yuson, BASE
is focused on working with top creative talent to bring forward stories from Asia to the world.
BASE’s slate of projects includes film as well as series for various platforms. Most recently,
Joko Anwar’s film IMPETIGORE from Indonesia, which had its world premiere at the 2020
Sundance Film Festival and took home the top prize at the Film Festival Indonesia,
GURU-GURU GOKIL which is a Netflix Film and the omnibus QUARANTINE TALES which
was shot during the pandemic. TRESE, based on the Award-winning Philippine graphic novel
is its first Netflix Original Anime series.

Editor / Writer / Producer For Drop the Spotlight