PHILIPPINES, 12 MARCH 2020 – Think you know all about the latest season of the Emmy® winning HBO drama series Westworld? Here are eight things about the eight-episode series which you might not have known. Westworld Season 3 premieres same time as the U.S. on Monday, 16 March at 9am exclusively on  HBO, with an encore telecast at 9pm on HBO. New episodes premiere every Monday at the same time.

  1. Where were the filming locations in Singapore?

Parts of the third season of Westworld were filmed at various locations in Singapore including popular tourist spots like Orchard Road and Chinatown, as well as at futuristic infrastructure and iconic architectural gems such as the Helix Bridge, National Gallery Singapore and School of the Arts (SOTA). Filming in Singapore was assisted by both the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB). A full list of shoot locations is available below.

  1. Atlas Bar
  2. Chinatown (Food Street)
  3. Esplanade Park
  4. Helix Bridge
  5. LASALLE College of the Arts
  6. Marina One
  7. Marina Coast Expressway (MCE)
  8. National Gallery Singapore
  9. Oasia Hotel Downtown
  10. Orchard Road
  11. PARKROYAL on Pickering
  12. Pulau Ubin
  13. Robinson Road
  14. School of the Arts (SOTA)
  15. Stadium MRT station
  1. Which Singapore-based talent were involved in the Emmy® winning HBO drama series?

Several Singapore-based talent were involved in this season of Westworld. They include Tuen Wai Meng <段伟明> (“128 Circle”, “Neighbours” <芝麻绿豆>), Salif Hardie (“Lion Mums 3”, “Azam dan Johan”), Nikki Muller (“SeNT”, “FAM”), Cheryl Chitty Tan (“Faculty”, “Derek”) and Bobby Tonelli (“Fighting Spiders”, “Cages”).

  1. Did you know there is an end credit scene in Episode 1?

Stay tuned for an end-credit scene at the end of Episode 1 for a sneak peek into what Episode 2 has in store!

  1. Look out for cameos from another HBO Original series in Westworld!

Keep a look out for some blink-and-you-miss-it cameos from another HBO Original series in the third season of Westworld! You will have to keep your eyes peeled to this season’s episodes to find out!

  1. “Chart Your Path” with the Westworld-themed website I Know You

In conjunction with the premiere of the new season, a Westworld-themed website I Know You (https://iknowyou.app/), centred around data privacy, has been launched. The iknowyou.app, was created to allow users to “Chart Your Path” simply with an Instagram username, and discover how much data one can collect from the public domain easily, showing users just how accurately Incite (#INCITEknows you), a data company of the future in Westworld, knows them and in turn giving them eerily actionable life advice. The website is available from now until the season finale of Westworld on 4 May 2020.

  1. Recognize these Singapore locations in these Singapore-centric teasers?

Check out these four Singapore-centric teasers of some Westworld shooting locations in Singapore which are on HBO’s on-air platforms – Teaser 1Teaser 2Teaser 3 and Teaser 4. Can you identify all the locations?

  1. More Singapore-centric Behind-The-Scenes Westworld videos to come!

As a destination known for its varied architectural styles – comprising a unique juxtaposition of iconic skyscrapers with futuristic designs alongside rustic heritage buildings – Singapore was able to offer up an engaging and rare blend of old and new. The city’s unique, yet cutting edge architectural attributes was a key reason behind its selection as a focal filming location for Westworld. To understand more about how the cityscape is portrayed in the series, audiences can also sneak a peek behind Westworld with the Behind-The-Scenes (BTS) videos – including a special “Westworld in Singapore” video – which will be progressively released.

  1. You can catch up on past season of Westworld on HBO GO.

If you haven’t already done so, you can binge watch and catch up on all past episodes and seasons of Westworld on HBO GO! Don’t have HBO GO yet? What are you waiting for? Download the HBO GO app at App Store or Play Store and get a 7-day free trial or access HBO GO via StarHub, SingTel and MeWatch. 

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 26 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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PHILIPPINES, 9 MARCH 2020 – From Emmy®, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning director Susanne Bier and the Emmy®-winning creator of “Big Little Lies,” David E. Kelley and starring Emmy® and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Nicole Kidman (HBO’s “Big Little Lies”) and Emmy® nominee Hugh Grant (“A Very English Scandal”), comes the six-part limited series The Undoingdebuting on May 11, exclusively on HBO. Directed by Susanne Bier and created and written for television by David E. Kelley, who also serves as showrunner; executive produced by Susanne Bier, David E. Kelley through David E. Kelley Productions, Nicole Kidman and Per Saari through Blossom Films, Bruna Papandrea through Made Up Stories, Stephen Garrett and Celia Costas.

The limited series follows Grace and Jonathan Fraser (Kidman and Hugh Grant) who are living the only lives they ever wanted for themselves. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child (Noah Jupe) and her family.


The Undoing also stars Edgar Ramirez (Emmy® nominee for “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and “Carlos”) as Detective Joe Mendoza; Ismael Cruz Cordova (“Berlin Station”) as Fernando Alves; Matilda De Angelis as Elena Alves; Lily Rabe (“American Horror Story”) as Sylvia Steinetz; Noma Dumezweni (“Black Earth Rising”) as Haley Fitzgerald; Noah Jupe (“Honey Boy” and “A Quiet Place 2”) as Henry Fraser, Jonathan and Grace’s precocious and artistic 12-year-old son; Sofie Gråbøl (HBO’s “Gentleman Jack,” “Fortitude”) as Catherine Stamper; and Donald Sutherland (Emmy® winner for “Citizen X”) as Franklin Reinhardt, Grace’s father, a retired financier and loving grandfather who is tasked with protecting his family when turbulent revelations come to light.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 26 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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Here are the program schedules of your favorite channels for the month of March. Simply click the links below to download.

Ladies Take the Lead on HBO, Warner TV, and RED BY HBO

PHILIPPINES, 24 FEBRUARY 2020 – This March, in conjunction with International Women’s Day, enjoy a range of leading ladies in various genres of movies and series across WarnerMedia’s entertainment platforms – HBO GO, HBO, Warner TV, and catch new Korean movies and series on RED BY HBO.

Leading Ladies in March

Leading ladies on HBO GO and HBO this March include Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong’o as a mother who fights for her life against her doppelgänger in the American horror film US which premieres on 7 March at 9pm, and Evan Rachel Wood who stars as Dolores in the highly-anticipated HBO Original series Westworld, which returns for a third season same time as the U.S.on 16 March at 9am. A collection of movies with leading ladies will also be available on HBO GO in March. They include Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern in the biopic JT LeRoy; Sophia Lillis in the mystery comedy Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase; and Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna and Awkwafina in the heist comedy Oceans 8.

A ‘Women of Wonder’ stunt kicks off on Warner TV this March starting with the Hollywood blockbuster Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, which airs on 8 March at 9pm in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Other ‘Women of Wonder’ featured on Warner TV in March include Artemisia (played by Eva Green) the deadly Persian navy commander in 300: Rise of Empire which premieres on 15 March at 9pm; Patience Phillips (played by Halle Berry), a graphic designer by day and a crime-fighting vigilante by night in Catwoman which premieres on 22 March at 9pm; and behind every successful (super)man is a woman, in this case, Lois Lane (played by Amy Adams), the brilliant journalist and love interest of Clark Kent/Superman in Man of Steel which airs on 29 March at 9pm.

Korean Movies And Series Premiering In March

Prepare yourself for a haunting murder mystery in the tense South Korean thriller, The 12th Suspect, premiering on 13 March at 10pm on HBO GO and RED BY HBO.

US
Premieres on 7 March at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO.

From Academy Award® winning visionary Jordan Peele comes another original nightmare. Haunted by a traumatic experience from her childhood, a young woman and her family is forced into a fight for survival against terrifying and uncanny opponents: doppelgängers of themselves. Stars Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave’’), Winston Duke (‘’Black Panther’’), Elizabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker.
Wonder Woman
Premieres on 8 March at 9pm on Warner TV.
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, Princess of the Amazons. Trained to be an unconquerable warrior, her sheltered island home is threatened when an American pilot crashes on the shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home and chooses to fight alongside Man in a war to end all wars. Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston. David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen and Elena Anaya.
The 12th Suspect
Premieres on 13 March at 10pm on HBO GO and RED BY HBO.
Set in a teahouse in post-war Seoul, the murder of a teahouse regular one cold autumn night draws the attention of a military inspector. Tensions linger, and the haunting silence of the artists and intellectuals who frequently gather there leave much to be desired. Stars Kim Sang-Kyung, Heo Sung-Tae, Kim Dong-Yong and Park Sun-Young.
300: Rise of Empire
Premieres on 15 March at 9pm on Warner TV.
The Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge against Persia, pitting him against the massive invading Persian forces led by the mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey. Directed by Noam Murro, written and produced by Zach Snyder.
Westworld Season 3
Premieres same time as the U.S. on 16 March at 9am on HBO GO and HBO. The series encores the same day at 10pm on HBO.
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth, the show was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are also executive producers. Returning cast include Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright. Joining the cast this season are Aaron Paul and Vincent Cassel.
Catwoman
Premieres on 22 March at 9pm on Warner TV.
Patience Philips is dead – but more alive than ever. Murdered after she learns the secret behind a cosmetic firm’s anti-aging cream, she’s revived and empowered by mystical felines. Now she’s on the prowl for adventure and revenge. With catlike grace, a knack for landing on her feet, a passion for sushi and a loathing for dogs, Catwoman unsheathes action with attitude. Stars Academy Award® winner Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt and Sharon Stone.
Man of Steel 
Premieres on 29 March at 9pm on Warner TV.
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this world. He journeys to discover his origin and his purpose on Earth. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind – even if it means fighting against his own race. Directed by Zach Snyder, and stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni and Russell Crowe.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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About Warner TV

Warner TV offers viewers in Asia the chance to get into it, with an unprecedented mix of hit TV series and blockbuster movies. Its line-up boasts the world’s biggest franchises, first-run exclusives for the region and fan-favourites across a wide range of genres from action, comedy and drama. Warner TV is also home to feature films from the legendary Warner Bros. studios. Warner TV is a WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Asia Pacific brand. Visit Facebook.com/WarnerTVAsia for more information.

The movie is inspired by a New York magazine article by Robert Kolker.

PHILIPPINES, 24 FEBRUARY 2020 – Inspired by true events, Bad Education, debuting same time as the U.S. on 26 April at 9am on HBO GO and HBO, follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation’s top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values. But when an embezzlement scheme surfaces that threatens to destroy all they have built, Frank is forced to maintain order and secrecy – by whatever means necessary.

Bad Education is directed by Cory Finley (“Thoroughbreds”) and written by Mike Makowsky (“I Think We’re Alone Now”) and is based on a New York Magazine article by Robert Kolker. The film stars Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe and Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman (“The Greatest Showman,” “Les Misérables”) and Emmy®, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Allison Janney (“I, Tonya,” “Mom”).

 The film also stars Emmy® winner Ray Romano (“The Irish Man,” “The Big Sick”) as Big Bob Spicer, the school board president. Additional cast includes Geraldine Viswanathan (“Miracle Workers,” “Blockers”), Alex Wolff (“Jumanji: The Next Level,” “Hereditary”),     Rafael Casal (“Blindspotting”) and Annaleigh Ashford (“Frozen,” “Master of Sex”).

Bad Education, an HBO Films presentation, is directed by Cory Finley; written by Mike Makowsky, based on a New York Magazine article by Robert Kolker; produced by Academy Award nominee Fred Berger (“La La Land”) and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (“Midnight Special”) for Automatik; Julia Lebedev (“Dear White People”), Edward Vaisman (“The Discovery”) and Oren Moverman (“The Messenger”) for Sight Unseen Pictures; Mike Makowsky for Slater Hall; executive produced by Leonid Lebedev (“Dear White People”) and Caroline Jacko (“The Scoop”).

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 26 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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Catch the Three Winning Entries For Free on HBO GO 

PHILIPPINES, 18 FEBRUARY 2020 – The winners of the regional short film competition inspired by the HBO Asia Original series Invisible Stories have been selected!

From over 300 short film submissions, the panel of judges including, Invisible Stories director Ler Jiyuan, selected three winning entries from the regional short-film competition inspired by the HBO Asia Original series Invisible Stories. Two of the winning entries are from Singapore while one is from Malaysia. This is the first time the network has organised a short film competition to invite emerging film makers to submit untold stories from their own neighbourhoods.

Title:Washed OffAliHello Uncle
Country:SingaporeMalaysiaSingapore
Directed by:Ansen GohIbtisem Ben NassibSabrina Poon
Director’s age:273025
Synopsis:Washed Off follows two foreign workers from Bangladesh who moonlight as car washers at car parks. The short film shows a glimpse of their life in Singapore through their perspectives.Ali left Syria for a better life overseas, but he soon realised he had made a mistake. Swindled out of his money and exploited to live a life less desirable, he yearns for the day he can reunite with his family.After a visit by a schoolboy tasked to collect newspapers as part of a community involvement program, an isolated old man starts hearing bizarre noises from his neighbour upstairs.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 26 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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Emmy® Winners Merritt Wever And Phoebe Waller-Bridge, And Domhnall Gleeson Star

PHILIPPINES, 6 FEBRUARY 2020 – A new half-hour comedy series written by Vicky Jones will be debuting same time as the U.S. on Monday, 13 April at 10.30am exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. New episode premieres every Monday at the same time, with a same day encore at 10.30pm on HBO.

Run stars Emmy® winner Merritt Wever (“Godless,” “Nurse Jackie”) and Domhnall Gleeson (“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” “Ex Machina”. This romantic comedic thriller is about a woman, Ruby Richardson (Wever) who walks away from her ordinary life in the suburbs to revisit her past with her college boyfriend, Billy Johnson (Gleeson), with whom she made a pact 17 years prior that if either one of them texted the word “RUN” and the other replied with the same, they would drop everything and meet in Grand Central Station and travel across America together.

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Ruby and Billy meets again

Recurring guest stars for season one include Emmy®, Golden Globe and SAG winner, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story”) as Laurel, a woman who Ruby and Billy meet on their journey; Rich Sommer (“Mad Men”) as Laurence, Ruby’s husband; Tamara Podemski (“Coroner”) as police detective Babe Cloud and Archie Panjabi (HBO’s upcoming “I Know This Much Is True,” “The Good Wife”) as Fiona, Billy’s former P.A.

Executive produced by Vicky Jones, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jenny Robins, Kate Dennis, Emily Leo and Oliver Roskill of Wigwam Films. Run is produced by eOne, the studio behind acclaimed HBO series Sharp Objects

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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Here are the program schedules of your favorite channels for the month of February. Simply click the links below to download.

From Award-Winning Director Susanne Bier And “Big Little Lies” Creator David E. Kelley, The Series Is Based On Jean Hanff Korelitz’s Novel “You Should Have Known.

PHILIPPINES, 17 JANUARY 2020 – From Emmy®, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning director Susanne Bier and the Emmy®-winning creator of “Big Little Lies,” David E. Kelley and starring Emmy® and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Nicole Kidman (HBO’s “Big Little Lies”) and Emmy® nominee Hugh Grant (“A Very English Scandal”), comes the six-part limited series The Undoing, debuting same time as the U.S. this May, exclusively on HBO GO and HBO.

Directed by Susanne Bier and created and written for television by David E. Kelley, who also serves as showrunner; executive produced by Susanne Bier, David E. Kelley through David E. Kelley Productions, Nicole Kidman and Per Saari through Blossom Films, Bruna Papandrea through Made Up Stories, Stephen Garrett and Celia Costas.

The limited series follows Grace and Jonathan Fraser (Kidman and Hugh Grant) who are living the only lives they ever wanted for themselves. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child (Noah Jupe) and her family. The Undoing also stars Edgar Ramirez (Emmy® nominee for “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and “Carlos”) as Detective Joe Mendoza; Ismael Cruz Cordova (“Berlin Station”) as Fernando Alves; Matilda De Angelis as Elena Alves; Lily Rabe (“American Horror Story”) as Sylvia Steinetz; Noma Dumezweni (“Black Earth Rising”) as Haley Fitzgerald; Noah Jupe (“Honey Boy” and “A Quiet Place 2”) as Henry Fraser, Jonathan and Grace’s precocious and artistic 12-year-old son; Sofie Gråbøl (HBO’s “Gentleman Jack,” “Fortitude”) as Catherine Stamper; and Donald Sutherland (Emmy® winner for “Citizen X”) as Franklin Reinhardt, Grace’s father, a retired financier and loving grandfather who is tasked with protecting his family when turbulent revelations come to light.

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About HBO ASIA
Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to http://www.hboasia.com for more information.


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Yes. This is not a typo.

PHILIPPINES, 17 JANUARY 2020 – From acclaimed writer and director Derek Cianfrance (“Blue Valentine,” “The Place Beyond the Pines”) comes I Know This Much Is True, a six-part limited drama series debuting same time as the U.S. this April on HBO GO and HBO, starring Mark Ruffalo (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “The Normal Heart”), who also serves as an executive producer, as identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in a family saga that follows their parallel lives in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness. The series shows Dominick and Thomas at different stages in their lives, beginning in their present with both brothers approaching middle-age, filled in with Dominick’s flashbacks to their young adulthood.

Melissa Leo (Emmy® nominee for HBO’s “All the Way” and “Mildred Pierce,” Academy Award winner for “The Fighter,”) stars as Ma (Concettina Ipolita Tempesta Birdsey), mother of Dominick and Thomas; Emmy® winner Rosie O’Donnell as Lisa Sheffer, a social worker for unit two at the Hatch Forensic Institute; Emmy® nominee Archie Panjabi as Dr. Patel, Thomas’ newly appointed psychologist; Imogen Poots as Joy Hanks, Dominick’s live-in girlfriend; John Procaccino as Ray Birdsey, Dominick and
Thomas’ stepfather; Rob Huebel as Leo, Dominick’s best friend; Philip Ettinger as the young adult Dominick and Thomas Birdsey; Aisling Franciosi as young Dessa Constantine; Michael Greyeyes (HBO’s “True Detective”) as Ralph Drinkwater, a former classmate from Dominick and Thomas’ youth
whose life intersects once again with Dominick; Guillermo Diaz as Sergeant Mercado; Marcello Fonte as Domenico Onofrio Tempesta, Dominick and Thomas’ maternal grandfather from Sicily; Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Hume, head of the board at the Hatch Forensic Institute; Brian Goodman as Al, an
older cop; with Academy Award nominee Juliette Lewis as Nedra Frank, a self-absorbed grad student hired by Dominick; and Emmy® nominee Kathryn Hahn as Dessa Constantine, Dominick’s ex-wife.

The limited series is written for television and directed by Derek Cianfrance. Cianfrance executive produces along with Ben Browning & Glen Basner for FilmNation Entertainment, Mark Ruffalo for Willi Hill Productions, Gregg Fienberg, Lynette Howell Taylor, Wally Lamb, Anya Epstein; Jamie Patricof co-executive produces.

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About HBO ASIA
Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to http://www.hboasia.com for more information.


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January 15, 2020 – DreamWorks – NBCUniversal International Network’s 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – today announced the channel premiere of the highly-anticipated television series Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny.The brand-new series will be available in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, the Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan* from January 20 at 6:30pm (GMT+8).

Created by Emmy® Award-winning executive producers Mitch Watson (All Hail King Julien), Elliott Owen (All Hail King Julien), and Lane Lueras (The Adventures of Puss in Boots), Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny is the latest story from DreamWorks Animation’s beloved Kung Fu Panda franchise. This epic adventure series follows Po as he embarks on a journey to teach kung fu to four mischievous young pandas who are destined to save the world.

Po with the Four panda cubs Nu Hai, Bao, Fan Tong, and Jing
Who will Po train?

When four panda cubs (Nu Hai, Bao, Fan Tong, and Jing) stumble upon a mystical cave beneath Panda Village, they accidentally absorb the chi of ancient and powerful kung fu warriors known as the Four Constellations; they must realise a destiny to save the world from an evil force. Meanwhile, Po finds himself faced with his biggest challenge yet – teaching this ragtag band of cubs how to wield their newfound powers.

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny joins a line-up of fan favourite shows on DreamWorks, including Dragons: Race to the Edge, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, and Trolls: The Beat Goes On!

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny premieres January 20 with episodes on weekdays at 6:30pm (GMT+8) on DreamWorks.

PHILIPPINES, 14 JANUARY 2020 – The Emmy® winning drama series Westworld returns for its eight-episode third season same time as the U.S. on Monday, 16 March at 9am, exclusively on HBO. A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth, the show was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are also executive producers.       

Returning cast members include Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores, Emmy® winner Thandie Newton as Maeve, Ed Harris as Man in Black, Jeffrey Wright as Bernard, Tessa Thompson as Charlotte, Luke Hemsworth as Stubbs, Simon Quarterman as Lee Sizemore and Rodrigo Santoro as Hector Escaton.

Joining the cast this season are Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad,” “Bojack Horseman”), Vincent Cassel (“Black Swan”), Lena Waithe (HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” “Master of None”), Scott Mescudi (HBO’s upcoming “We Are Who We Are”), Marshawn Lynch (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), John Gallagher Jr. (HBO’s “The Newsroom” and “Olive Kitteridge”), Michael Ealy (“Stumptown”) and Tommy Flanagan (“Sons of Anarchy”).

The first two seasons of Westworld received a combined 42 Emmy® nominations.  The second season’s 20 Emmy® nominations resulted in three wins, including: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Thandie Newton), Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series.

Westworld was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, Ben Stephenson, and Denise Thé. Production companies: Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television; based on the film written by Michael Crichton.

Watch the trailer here.

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