Hollywood stars Nicole Scherzinger, Darren Criss, and Manny Jacinto are joining the all-Filipino voice cast for the upcoming 1st Philippine-made anime Netflix film, “Trese.”
Netflix revealed the English and Filipino language voice cast for the highly anticipated series along with its first full trailer on May 21, 2021.
The popular video streaming platform announced a star-studded lineup of artists who are of Filipino descent joining “Trese,” including singer Nicole Scherzinger, “The Good Place” star Manny Jacinto, “Glee” actor Darren Criss, “Ratched” actor Jon Jon Briones, and “Avatar: The Last Airbender” actor Dante Basco, among others.
Netflix earlier revealed that the show’s main character, Alexandra Trese, will be voiced by Filipina actors Shay Mitchell and Liza Soberano.
Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls took to social media to share the news with her fans.
“So excited to announce that I’ll be joining my girl @shaymitchell and an incredible cast of other Filipinos as part of ‘Trese’- a @netflix original anime series coming June 11th,” Nicole Scherzinger wrote.
“Trese” is based on the award-winning Filipino graphic novel of the same name created by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo.
First published in 2005, the black and white graphic novel revolves around Alexandra Trese, a supernatural crime investigator that solves cases that deal with supernatural origins and unravels the mysteries hiding within the streets of Metro Manila.
“Trese” is set to premiere on Netflix on June 11, 2021.
Here’s the full voice cast of Trese:
English language voice cast
- Shay Mitchell – Alexandra Trese
- Nicole Scherzinger – Miranda Trese
- Manny Jacinto – Maliksi
- Darren Criss – Marco
- Lou Diamond Phillips – Mayor Sancho Santamaria
- Dante Basco – Bagyon Kulimlim
- Jon Jon Briones – Hank, Xa-Mul
- Griffin Puatu – The Kambal (Crispin and Basilio), Bantay
- Matt Yang King – Captain Guerrero, Dominic
- Steve Blum – Datu Talagbusao, Ibwa
- Carlos Alazraqui – Anton Trese, Santelmo
- Eric Bauza – Nuno the Snitch, Bagyon Lektro
- 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
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