Asian remake of Nordic series to premiere in Thailand

movie & TV September 06, 2018 17:50

By The Nation

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HBO Asia and Viu, a leading OTT Video service by PCCW and Vuclip, have announced that the Viu Original “The Bridge” will be available on HBO Asia’s channels and services throughout Asia from November 26.



The Asian adaptation of Endemol Shine’s hit Nordic detective series “The Bridge” will be screened on HBO, HBO GO and HBO on Demand in Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

 “This adaptation of ‘The Bridge’ will add to our ever-growing line up of Asian Original content that will resonate with audiences in the region and around the world,” says Jonathan Spink, chief executive of Asia

“Our approach is not just to produce great content, but also continue investing in the local ecosystem by providing a platform for sustained growth,” added Kingsley Warner, executive producer of the Asian series. The Bridge, Malaysia and Singapore.

Starring Bront Palarae, Rebecca Lim, Cheryl Samad and Tony Eusoff, “The Bridge” is directed by Lee Thean-jeen and Jason Chong. A body is found on the border of two countries, Malaysia and Singapore, forcing an investigator from each country to work together to solve the case.