WarnerMedia’s brand-new HBO Asia Original series, Dream Raider, is set to premiere on Sunday, 16 August at 9pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD). New episodes will premiere every Sunday at the same time. Get the first look of this highly anticipated eight-episode Mandarin science-fiction drama series from the trailer below.
Set in the near future, Dream Raider features a misfit team of scientists and cops that are trying to get to the bottom of a criminal conspiracy that exploits human consciousness. The series opens with detectives investigating a case of missing girls and uncovers a mysterious cutting-edge technology that enables them to enter the dreamscapes of others in search of the truth.
The first HBO Asia Original science-fiction series features a team of star-studded cast and crew, including actors David Wang (王耀慶), Vivian Hsu (徐若瑄), Jason Wang (王識賢), Weber Yang (楊一展), Ellen Wu (吳子霏), Wu Ke-Xi (吳可熙), Jun Kunimura (國村隼), Aggie Hsieh (謝沛恩), Garfield Chung (鍾政鈞), and Bella Wu (吳以涵).
Produced with the support of the Taipei Film Commission and Taipei Cultural Foundation, the series is executive produced by renowned filmmaker Soi Cheang(鄭保瑞), and directed by Daniel Fu (傅鶫) and Simon Hung (洪昇揚).
Dream Raider 《獵夢特工》 is the twenty-third HBO Asian Original to premiere since productions started in 2012. The network has since expanded its repertoire of award-winning HBO Asian Original productions to include English and local language series, movies and documentaries, including Mandarin series such as the recently premiered Workers 《做工的人》, as well as award-winning series The Teenage Psychic 《通靈少女》and The World Between Us 《我們與惡的距離》.
Fans can also watch Dream Raider Episode 1 ‘live’ on Facebook and interact with the cast. Join dream-raiding trio, cast members Jason Wang (王識賢), Weber Yang (楊一展) and Ellen Wu (吳子霏) on HBO Asia’s Facebook* page live on when it premieres on, 16 August, as they answer questions from fans from 8.30pm.
The first episode of the series will also be streaming on Facebook* at 9pm on the same evening, followed by a Q&A session with the cast members after the show at 10pm.
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