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This Week in Culture: 'Trese' Premieres, Sneak Peek at 'The Sandman', and More

Everything you might’ve missed in the entertainment world, June 7–11

Welcome to Metro.Style’s Culture Round-up! We bring you everything you might’ve missed this week in the entertainment world, including Lorde's new song, the new Gossip Girl trailer, and Trese (though we're sure you haven't missed that last one!). Happy Friday!

The Sandman - Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek

Netflix released a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at The Sandman! The show, based on the comic book series by Neil Gaiman, follows the “people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic—and human—mistakes he's made during his vast existence.”

Lorde releases Solar Power

Lorde is back! The singer-songwriter released her newest song and music video, Solar Power, following tidbits she’d shared on her official website. Stream it wherever you get your music. 

Lorde Teases New Single


Lorde Teases New Single

Fear Street trilogy trailer

In R.L. Stine’s bestselling horror series Fear Street, it is 1994 and a group of teenagers discover the terrifying events that have haunted their town for generations may all be connected—and they may be the next targets. 

Trese is out! 

The wait is over! At midnight tonight, Trese finally premiered on Netflix, and it’s not to be missed! Read our review to find out why.

In The Heights’ first eight minutes

Did you know you can watch In The Heights’ first eight minutes for free? The movie musical, from Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton and Jon M. Chu of Crazy Rich Asians premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival yesterday, and is available to watch on HBO Max! 

New Gossip Girl trailer

The Gossip Girl remake is here and it’s very queer! The show premieres on July 8, and has a couple of teasers and trailers out—xoxo!

Kingdom: Ashin of the North on July 23

Netflix confirmed the release date for Kingdom: Ashin of the North—July 23! Ashin of the North is a special episode that will expand the horizons of the Kingdom series. This special episode reveals the origins of the resurrection plant that triggered the avalanche of tragic events that swept through Joseon and a woman abandoned by all—Ashin.

Phoenix Pulse Young Driver’s Program – Celebrity Showdown


This celebrity showdown is a web-based reality show that will show 8 celebrities and influencers compete in different challenges. The winner, proving that stars can shine in the racing scene too, will be declared as Phoenix PULSE’s newest team recruit. Five episodes will be broadcasted on Phoenix Petroleum’s Facebook page at, via Instagram through @phoenixfuels, and on the LIMITLESS app, a digital lifestyle rewards program which can be downloaded on the App Store, Google Play Store, and the Huawei App Gallery. It will also be shared on Tuason Racing’s social media accounts; tuasonracing and @tuasonracing on Instagram.

A Love Letter To Pinoy Culture And Heritage: A Spoiler-Free Review Of 'Trese'


A Love Letter To Pinoy Culture And Heritage: A Spoiler-Free Review Of 'Trese'

Lead photo from Netflix