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Filipino komiks series “Trese” gets picked up by Netflix

Filipino komiks series “Trese” gets picked up by Netflix

Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s Trese is getting the Netflix Originals treatment.

The horror/crime supernatural series featuring private detective Alexandra Trese is slated to becoming an animated series produced by Netflix, according to multiple sources in an announcement during Netflix’s “See What’s Next Asia” event today in Singapore, Nov. 8.

Trese has been an active series since it’s first issue was published around December 2005. The komiks series follows Alexandre Trese, a night club owner and private detective who helps the police solve crimes of supernatural origin. The series won the Best Graphic Literature award in the 29th Philippine National Book Award held last 2010.

The specific date of the animated series’ release has not yet been disclosed.

Interested in picking up the series before the animated series arrives? Check out book one right here.

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