Based in Singapore, he will oversee HBO Go and the eventual rollout of HBO Max in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Global and regional streamers mapped out their strategies for expansion in the Asia Pacific region at MPA’s virtual APOS conference (Sept 7-9).
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.
Select episodes from the six-part thriller, directed by the Philippines’ Erik Matti, will screen in competition at Venice film festival.
Malhotra will oversee the launch of the WarnerMedia service in Southeast Asia, as well as explore opportunities in India.
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.