After launching Screenworks Asia as a joint venture with TAICCA, Taiwan’s Catchplay is aiming to produce 100 hours of content a year.
Warner Bros titles will be streamed on HBO Go as soon as 45 days after their theatrical premiere in markets including Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-hsien executive produced the series, which is directed by Huang Xi and stars Lee Kang-sheng.
Former HBO Asia chief executive will advise Asian streamer on content and OTT partnerships in Korea, China and SE-Asia.
Legacy involves several talents from popular Chinese drama, Story Of Yanxi Palace, while Trinity Of Shadows is a co-production with Taiwan’s Catchplay and Hong Kong’s ViuTV.
Eight-part series stars Krissanapoom Pibulsonggram and is co-directed by Anucha Boonyawatana and Korean-American filmmaker Josh Kim.
Suspense thrillers, social issue dramas and a real-time mystery set in the Tang Dynasty: Chime explores the disruptors in Chinese-language TV.
Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo will again oversee the series, which will feature horror tales from seven Asian countries.