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'Trese' on Netflix: Here's our wishlist

Nov 18, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Here’s what we’re hoping to see in the planned Netflix adaptation

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Chance The Rapper, Cardi B, T.I. to judge Netflix hip-hop contest series

Nov 14, 2018 - 4:38 PM

'Rhythm + Flow' will be Netflix's first unscripted hip-hop music competition series

'Narcos' lesson? Drug 'wars' don’t work

Nov 09, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The stars and showrunner of ‘Narcos: Mexico’ are definitely not afraid to be political

NARCOS IN MEXICO. The stars and showrunner of the new Netflix original series in Singapore. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix's 'Kingdom' gets 2nd season go – even before 1st season airs

Nov 08, 2018 - 5:32 PM

Looks like the entertainment giant is more than confident about the success of this South Korean original

SOON ON NETFLIX. 'Kingdom' from South Korea get a 2nd season nod – even before the 1st season premieres. Still courtesy of Netflix

LIST: Netflix's upcoming Asia originals

Nov 08, 2018 - 12:46 PM

From South Korea to the Philippines, original Asian content on Netflix is about to get better

WHAT'S NEXT? Netflix makes major announcements at an event in Singapore. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rapple

Netflix to release 'Trese' anime

Nov 08, 2018 - 11:20 AM

The comic series written by Budjette Tan and illustrated by Kajo Baldisimo is going to be a Netflix anime show

SOON ON NETFLIX. Budjette Tan's comic series will soon be streamed as an anime on Netflix.

LIST: Filipino films on Netflix

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:28 PM

From 'BuyBust' to 'That Thing Called Tadhana,' these local films will have you binge-watching for days

BUYBUST. The action thriller starring Anne Curtis is set to premiere on Netflix. Image courtesy of Netflix

'Heneral Luna' to premiere on Netflix

Oct 30, 2018 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) As if it wasn’t already hard enough to pick a movie to stream!

HENERAL LUNA. The film is coming to Netflix. Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

Binge-worthy: 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'

Oct 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM

This tale of witchcraft and coming of age packs lots of thrills

BINGE-WORTH? Certainly. Image courtesy of Netflix

Binge-worthy: 'Daredevil' season 3

Oct 24, 2018 - 9:01 PM

A powerful villain returns, and a new one arrives to wreak havoc on Hell’s Kitchen

BINGE-WORTHY? Has there been a superhero show with as much self-doubt and trepidation as 'Daredevil?' Image from Netflix

Guillermo del Toro is working on a stop-motion 'Pinocchio' musical

Oct 24, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Netflix has given Del Toro the green light to direct, produce, and write the animated musical version of the children's classic

WATCH: The secret behind those spooky 'Haunting of Hill House' scenes

Oct 22, 2018 - 10:59 PM

'You have to capture lighting in a bottle but you just have to get it once'

Image courtesy of Netflix

Trillanes scores victory, Sagay massacre, social media users | Evening wRap

Oct 22, 2018 - 10:10 PM

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Netflix pulls plug on 'Luke Cage'

Oct 20, 2018 - 3:47 PM

The show is the second Marvel series on Netflix to get the ax

LUKE CAGE. The show starring Mike Colter is canceled by Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: The bad-ass first trailer for ‘Narcos: Mexico’

Oct 19, 2018 - 4:52 PM

The ‘Narcos’ spin-off explores the birth of Mexico’s drug war

EL PADRINO. Diego Luna plays Felix Gallardo, the big boss of 1980s Mexico's notorious Guadalajara cartel. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Sabrina bargains with aunts in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' first look

Oct 18, 2018 - 10:59 PM

Here's a glimpse of the highly-anticipated Netflix series, which premieres on October 26

Still courtesy of Netflix

Season 7 of 'Orange Is The New Black' will be the show's last

Oct 18, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Are you ready to say goodbye to your favorite prisoners from Litchfield?

WATCH: Kiernan Shipka picks between light or dark in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'

Oct 17, 2018 - 2:04 PM

'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' features 'unapologetic... fierce' women. Are you ready to handle this?

COMING-OF-AGE. Sabrina Spellman, the half-witch and half-human, has a decision to make. Image courtesy of Netflix

'The Haunting of Hill House' is psychological family horror done right

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:30 AM

The new horror series from director Mike Flanagan proves to be one of Netflix’s better dramas, with strong performances and lots of creeping dread.

WORTH THE WATCH? ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ shows us that hell is other people. Still courtesy of Netflix

Knocked out: Marvel’s 'Iron Fist' gets the ax

Oct 13, 2018 - 3:44 PM

'Iron Fist' is the first Marvel show to be canceled by streaming giant Netflix

CANCELED. Iron Fist, which stars Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick, will no longer be renewed by Netflix for a third season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: The full trailer of 'She-Ra and the Princesses of Power' is out

Oct 05, 2018 - 10:49 AM

See the story of Adora on Netflix this November

WATCH: The official trailer of 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' has dropped

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:41 PM

Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina the Teenage Witch in this spooky adaptation

Black Mirror’s first ever Choose-Your-Own-Adventure episode is underway

Oct 02, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Netflix is giving its viewers the power to choose how its first interactive episode will end

Mocha Uson, Boracay access card, Avatar | Evening wRap

Sep 20, 2018 - 8:39 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chito dela Vega

LOOK: 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' is coming back as a live-action series on Netflix

Sep 19, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Aang and friends are returning on-screen in a live-action Netflix original series

WATCH: The teenage witch turns scary 16 in ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ teaser trailer

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:26 AM

This is the creepiest version of ’Happy Birthday’ you’ll hear

SWEET 16. The new teaser for 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' shows the teenage witch celebrating her 16th birthday. Screenshot from

Binge-Worthy: Iron Fist, Season 2

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

New season improves on the last — but only just

'Sierra Burgess Is a Loser' hides a sweet heart in a deceptive romance

Sep 07, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Netlfix’s latest romantic comedy is a well-acted, vibrant take on high school identity, but isn’t as successful as a tale of teenage love

Image courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: 'Narcos: Mexico' announces premiere date

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:41 AM

The ‘Narcos’ spinoff stars Michael Peña and Diego Luna

NEW TERRITORY. Michael Peña plays an undercover DEA agent on the tail of a powerful drug lord in 'Narcos: Mexico.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Shannon Purser and Noah Centineo star in ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’

Sep 04, 2018 - 6:28 PM

The YA rom-com is set to premiere on Netflix on September 7

INTERNET BAE. Noah Centineo stars as yet another hot-but-sensitive jock in 'Sierra Burgess is a Loser.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Ghoul’ review: Effective world-building, rushed scares

Aug 24, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Netflix and Blumhouse’s first foray into Hindi-language horror exerts effort to enrich its world but fails to maximize elements in creating scares

‘End of the F***ing World’ returns for season 2

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The Netflix dark comedy about two f***ed up teenagers continues

RENEWED. 'The End of the F***ing World' returns for a second season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: ’Outlaw King’ trailer is first glimpse of Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:22 PM

The historical drama is set to premiere on Netflix in November

OUTLAW KING. Chris Pine plays Robert the Bruce, the Scottish nobleman who raises an army against the oppressive English rule. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix testing show ads that pop up in between episodes

Aug 20, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Users have reported seeing video promos for different shows play in between episodes

FIRST LOOK: Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman in ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

Aug 14, 2018 - 12:05 PM

The upcoming Netflix series is a darker retelling of the story of Archie Comics' resident teenage witch

TEENAGE WITCH. Kiernan Shipka plays Sabrina Spellman in the upcoming Netflix series. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Orange is the New Black season 6': Closure, new beginnings in Litchfield Penitentiary

Aug 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM

'Orange is the New Black' has always been about juggling different characters, storylines, and backstories

Orange Is the New Black

‘House of Cards’ season 6 premieres in November

Aug 08, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The show returns for one last season

HOUSE OF CARDS. The final season of the Netflix original returns in November. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Emma Stone and Jonah Hill universe hop in 'Maniac' trailer

Aug 07, 2018 - 3:03 PM

The miniseries is coming to Netflix in September

MANIAC. Emma Stone and Jonah Hill participate in a mysterious drug trial in the upcoming Netflix miniseries. Photo courtesy of Netflix

K-drama starring Lee Dong-wook, Jo Seung-woo to stream on Netflix

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:27 PM

According to the entertainment giant, 'Life' tells the story of people 'who want to protect and save' while working in a hospital

NEW K-DRAMA. Life stars Lee Dong-wook of 'Golbin' fame. Image courtesy of Netflix

U.S. tech stocks continue to slide on weak day for global equities

Jul 31, 2018 - 1:07 PM

Shares of Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet all continue to decline since Facebook signaled slower growth last week

TECH STOCKS. People are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 30, 2018 in New York City. As technology stocks continued their slide on Monday, the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.1 percent in afternoon trading with shares of Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet all declining. Photo by Spencer Platt/AFP

Cosplayers come full circle at Netflix's 'Riverdale' booth

Jul 28, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Tiny Trio take their Josie and the Pussycats cosplay to the next level

JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS. The Tiny Trio take on the singing group from Archie Comics. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Netflix's APCC 2018 booth delivers lots of fun – and IG opportunities

Jul 28, 2018 - 6:22 PM

'Riverdale,' 'Stranger Things,' and 'Iron Fist' are just some of the shows that come to life at Netflix's AsiaPOP Comicon booth

NETFLIX AT APCC. Some of the streaming platform's most popular shows come to life at AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Luke Cage' in Manila: Black talent, black music, universal appeal

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:26 PM

The stars and showrunner of Netflix's hit Marvel series talk about the highs and lows of reaching a diverse audience

Petition urges 'fat-shaming' Netflix series to be scrapped

Jul 25, 2018 - 9:40 AM

'Insatiable' features a bullied overweight teenager who seeks revenge after losing weight

INSATIABLE. The upcoming Netflix series has been accused of fat shaming. Screenshot from

Netflix effect: cord-cutting accelerates in U.S. market

Jul 25, 2018 - 4:30 AM

'The main factor fueling growth of on-demand streaming platforms is their original content,' eMarketer analyst Paul Verna says

Photo from Netflix

WATCH: Princess Bean takes control of her life in 'Disenchantment' trailer

Jul 23, 2018 - 8:42 AM

The 10-episode Netflix series by 'The Simpsons' and 'Futurama' creator Matt Groening tells the adventures of a 'hard-drinking young princess' Bean

LOOK: Diego Luna, Michael Peña star in 'Narcos: Mexico'

Jul 19, 2018 - 3:31 PM

The drug war drama explores new territory

DIEGO LUNA. The actor plays drug lord Felix Gallardo. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘The Crown’ season 3 first look: Olivia Colman as the queen

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:42 PM

The actress takes over Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II

NEW QUEEN. Olivia Colman takes over the role of Queen Elizabeth II in 'The Crown' season 3. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: ‘Stranger Things’ teaser trailer is an '80s-style ad for Starcourt Mall

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:23 PM

By the looks of it, the mall will be at the center of season 3’s events

FRESH FACE. Maya Hawke joins Joe Keery and the rest of the 'Stranger Things' cast for season 3. Screenshot from

LOOK: First photos of 'She-Ra' reboot released

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:10 PM

'She-Ra and the Princesses of Power' is set for release November 16 on Netflix