All the Filipino and Fil-Am Stars in Netflix's Highly Anticipated Series "Trese"

Manny Jacinto, Jon Jon Briones, and Lou Diamond Phillips in one project? We can't wait.
by Anri Ichimura for Esquiremag.ph   |  May 24, 2021
Image: (L) Instagram/nicolescherzinger (R) Courtesy of Netflix
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The official Trese trailer is here, and we've already got goosebumps. Based on the beloved and critically acclaimed graphic novel by Budjette Tan and KaJO Baldisimo, the original Netflix anime series will premiere on June 11, just a few weeks away.

Trese made headlines a few weeks ago when it was announced that Shay Mitchell and Liza Soberano would voice the main character, Alexandra Trese, in the English and Tagalog language versions of the series. And now, we've discovered that the rest of the cast packs just as much of a punch as the two all-star actresses leading the crew.

English trailer:

The English language cast has gathered some of the leading Filipino-American artists of this day and age, namely Darren Criss, Jon Jon Briones, Nicole Scherzinger, Manny Jacinto, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dante Basco, and Eric Bauza. Here's a look at the English language cast:

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

Tagalog trailer:

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Meanwhile, the Filipino voice cast will feature up-and-coming Filipino voice actors and entertainers, led by Filipino superstar Liza Soberano. Here's the Filipino language voice cast:

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

Fans of the comics eagerly await the release of the series, which we're sure will make plenty of new fans along the way.

Trese premieres on June 11 only on Netflix.

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This story originally appeared on Esquiremag.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.

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