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Pucker up: 'Kissing Booth 2' in the works

Feb 15, 2019 - 6:02 PM

More Netflix romcoms, please!

Wars hit Berlin filmfest as Netflix lesbian drama premieres

Feb 14, 2019 - 5:50 PM

'Elisa and Marcela' tells the true story of a gay marriage in Spain a century ago

The boys are back: 'Queer Eye Season 3' returns in March

Feb 14, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Yaaaas, Hennys!

‘Breaking Bad’ movie to air on Netflix, Aaron Paul returns

Feb 14, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Jesse Pinkman lives!

YEAH BITCH. Aaron Paul is reprising his role as Jesse Pinkman for the Breaking Bad film. Screenshot from

‘The Umbrella Academy’ shines when they’re together

Feb 08, 2019 - 7:30 PM

‘The Umbrella Academy’ works best when it frees itself from uninteresting drama and lets its characters lean into their weirdness

Netflix acquires Ted Bundy film 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'

Feb 05, 2019 - 2:51 PM

The upcoming drama starring Zac Efron as the infamous murderer, Ted Bundy has been nabbed by Netflix for $9 million

Netflix's ‘Sex Education’ is returning for season 2

Feb 01, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Production on the new season is set to begin soon

SEX EDUCATION. The coming-of-age comedy gets greenlit for a second season. Photo by Jon Hall/ Netflix

Robin Padilla: Nego ongoing for Netflix series on Bato

Jan 31, 2019 - 8:58 AM

Robin plans the series would continue from where the 'Bato' movie left off

NETFLIX NEXT? Robin Padilla has grand plans for a series centered around former PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binge-worthy: Netflix's new K-drama, ‘Kingdom’

Jan 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The zombie historical K-drama offers lots of political intrigue, visceral horror, and jaw-dropping cinematography, but major cliffhangers hinder the series

GENRE-BENDING. Netflix's 'Kingdom' combines the thrills of a zombie story with the lush romance of a historical K-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: A dysfunctional superhero family in ‘The Umbrella Academy’ first trailer

Jan 25, 2019 - 1:26 PM

'The Umbrella Academy' premieres on Netflix in February

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. The upcoming series, based on the comic by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba, follows a group of superheroes adopted by a billionaire. Photo courtesy of Netflix

House changes proposed minimum criminal liability age from 9 to 12 years old | Evening wRap

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:10 PM

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Netflix shares slip as spending weighs on profits

Jan 18, 2019 - 9:55 AM

(UPDATED) Netflix says it had expected its margin to dip because of the number of shows that launched in the quarter

NETFLIX. The Netflix logo. Image from the Netflix website

Penn Badgley of 'You' on how to play a creep

Jan 15, 2019 - 7:00 PM

From Lonely Boy to Joe Goldberg – this is how Penn does it

JOE GOLDBERG. In 'You,' Penn Badgley plays a bookstore manager who ends up stalking an aspiring writer named Beck. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Is Peach just as bad as Joe in ‘You’? Shay Mitchell weighs in

Jan 15, 2019 - 4:56 PM

The actress talks about the complexities of her character in the hit series

TEAM PEACH. Shay Mitchell plays Peach Salinger in Netflix's 'You.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Penn Badgley is taking it 'one creepy step at a time' for 'You' season 2

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:58 PM

The actor drops by Manila with co-star Shay Mitchell

OH, HELLO. In 'You,' Penn Badgley plays Joe, a bookstore manager whose obsession with aspiring writer Beck goes too far. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Here's what Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell think of each other's character in 'You'

Jan 14, 2019 - 4:54 PM

Neither want you to root for Joe Goldberg

JOE VS PEACH. Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell are in Manila to promote the hit Netflix series 'You.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Penn Badgley would like to remind you that Joe of 'You' is a murderer

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:41 PM

'How far are we willing to go to forgive an evil white man? Quite far apparently,' quips the actor

THE ANTI-HERO. Penn Badgely plays Joe Goldberg in 'You.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 'You' stars Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell in Manila

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:08 PM

Penn and Shay are in Manila for a series of media events and a fan meetup

'YOU' STARS. Penn Badgely and Shay Mitchell fly to Manila to promote Season 1 of 'You.' All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Suspect in Cotabato City bombing surrenders | Evening wRap

Jan 08, 2019 - 10:43 PM

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Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell coming to Manila for ‘You’

Jan 08, 2019 - 1:41 PM

Fans obsessed with Joe Goldberg and Peach Salinger of Netflix’s new thriller series ‘You' can now get the chance to meet the two stars in real life

WATCH: We finally found Carmen Sandiego, and she's on Netflix

Jan 05, 2019 - 5:27 PM

The first trailer of the upcoming animated series shows the iconic red coat-wearing thief going the heroine route

Netflix draws flak for blocking satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:36 AM

The move by Netflix to remove the 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' episode was criticized by human rights groups, saying it could further erode freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia

PNP: Daraga mayor is 'mastermind' in Batocabe slay | Evening wRap

Jan 03, 2019 - 9:24 PM

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WATCH: 'The Punisher' Season 2 teaser trailer is here

Jan 03, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Marvel vigilante Frank Castle will be returning on Netflix for a second season

Netflix reminds viewers: Don't hurt yourself with 'Bird Box' challenge

Jan 03, 2019 - 2:04 PM

Netflix can't believe it has to warn people not to go around doing things blindfolded, either

DON'T DO IT. Netflix cautions fans from doing the 'Bird Box' challenge. Image courtesy of Netflix

Smart and Netflix launch partnership in time for the holiday season

Jan 02, 2019 - 4:56 PM

The companies announced their partnership via a Christmas hunt challenge inspired by Netflix’s “The Christmas Chronicles”

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

Jan 02, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The Saudi Arabian kingdom ordered the episode of satirical comedy show 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' to be taken down, saying it violated the cybercrime law

Netflix's 'Stranger Things' returns in July 2019

Jan 01, 2019 - 3:27 PM

We bet Season 3 is going to be totally tubular!

PNP identifies 6 persons of interest in Batocabe murder | Evening wRap

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:10 PM

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WATCH: What does Jose Mari Chan do after December 25?

Dec 26, 2018 - 7:41 PM

The unofficial voice of the Filipino Christmas season stars in a cheeky ad for Netflix Philippines

AFTER DEC 25. Jose Mari Chan stars in a new – and cheeky – Netflix Philippines ad. Screenshot from the Netflix Philippines Facebook page

‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’ will be streaming on Netflix in 2019

Dec 26, 2018 - 11:45 AM

For its international streaming debut, the movie will go by the title ‘Goyo: The Boy General’

THE BOY GENERAL. 'Goyo' is making its international streaming release via Netflix. Screenshot from the movie

Tropical Depression Usman enters PAR | Evening wRap

Dec 25, 2018 - 7:51 PM

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Netflix renews 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' for Parts 3 and 4

Dec 20, 2018 - 1:07 PM

16 new chilling episodes starring your favorite teenage witch lurk ahead

‘To All the Boys I've Loved Before’ is getting a sequel

Dec 20, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Merry Christmas, Lara Jean/Peter K. stans!

GIDDY. 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' stars Noah Centineo and Lana Condor are reprising their roles as Peter Kavinsky and Lara Jean Covey for a sequel. Photo from

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray back in Manila | Evening wRap

Dec 19, 2018 - 8:48 PM

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Netflix's top shows, movies, and stars of 2018

Dec 15, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Here's to all the shows, movies, and celebs we've loved this year!

Taylor Swift brings her 'Reputation' stadium tour to Netflix

Dec 14, 2018 - 11:34 AM

The concert film is set for a New Year's Eve release. Ready for it?

Marie Kondo tidies up lives in upcoming Netflix series

Dec 13, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The best-selling author's show 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' is here to spark joy and change lives this new year!

Comelec releases initial party-list order | Midday wRap

Dec 06, 2018 - 12:25 PM

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'Friends' will still be there for you on Netflix in 2019

Dec 05, 2018 - 11:36 AM

Thankfully, Netflix and 'Friends' won't be parting ways just yet

'Memories of the Alhambra' is your next Netflix K-drama obsession

Dec 03, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The latest Korean drama stars Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye

NEW K-DRAMA. AR meets K-drama in this new Netflix offering. Photo courtesy of Netflix

FIRST LOOK: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' returns April 2019

Dec 02, 2018 - 1:53 PM

A holiday special is also coming out mid-December!

SHE'S BACK. Sabrina continues her chilling adventures. Image from Netflix

Measles cases rise worldwide | Evening wRap

Nov 30, 2018 - 10:19 PM

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Netflix pulls the plug on 'Daredevil'

Nov 30, 2018 - 1:26 PM

After its third season, another Defender says goodbye

Netflix to make 'alternative' French revolution series

Nov 29, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The as yet untitled French-language show is a tongue-in-cheek alternative take on one of history's greatest upheavals

Is a ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ sequel in the works?

Nov 28, 2018 - 2:41 PM

Who else can't wait to see Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky on-screen again?

Netflix to adapt Roald Dahl classics to small screen

Nov 28, 2018 - 12:59 PM

Dahl's works include 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 'Matilda', 'The BFG,' and 'The Twits'

Binge-worthy: 'She-Ra and the Princesses of Power'

Nov 19, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The ‘She-Ra’ reboot builds on the old series and takes it to new heights

'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

Graphics by Nico Villarete/Rappler

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