Author: Richie A

Netflix has announced that Misato Morita (The Naked Director) will take the role of Kaori Makimura in the upcoming City Hunter, joining previously announced Ryohei Suzuki as Ryo Saeba. The film directed by Yuichi Sato is set for release in 2024 with Yuichi Sato (Kisaragi, Strawberry Nights and The End of the Tiny World) directing. Well-known by fans of the original manga, the XYZ message board at the east exit of Shinjuku Station will once again be an integral starting point to all of Ryo’s and Kaori’s adventures around Tokyo. “For decades, City Hunter has been infused with the love…

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HBO has revealed the Bachelor and its none other than Richard Kyle who will lead The Bachelor Indonesia. The HBO Asia Originals production which is set to premiere its first two episodes on Friday, February 10, on HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD) and HBO GO in time for Valentine’s Day. New episodes drop every subsequent Friday. The 10-episode series follows Indonesian heartthrob, Richard Kyle as the Bachelor, as he seeks his one true love. This emotionally charged reality series promises drama, romance and rivalry as 19 charismatic and talented women compete for the affections of one of Indonesia’s most eligible…

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Apple TV+ recently held the world premiere event for the new 10-episode comedy Shrinking, starring Jason Segel. Written by Emmy Award winning Ted Lasso executive producer Bill Lawrence, Emmy Award-winning Ted Lasso star, writer and co-executive producer Brett Goldstein and Segel, the series also stars Harrison Ford. Shrinking follows a grieving therapist (played by Segel) who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives … including his own. In addition to Segel and Ford, Shrinking stars Christa Miller, Jessica Williams,…

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The Oscars 2023 nominations are in and we have the list of candidates vying for Best Picture. This year’s competition will see a mix of genres competing for top honours and regardless to say, we all have our favourites. That said, each Best Picture nominee for the 2023 Oscars should be given their own fair of attention. And there’s no better way to do that, then to check out where you can watch or stream these critically acclaimed films. Thanks to online streaming guide, JustWatch, they’ve compiled a list of options of where to watch the 2023 Best Picture nominees…

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After making its world premiere at the 27th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) last October, Indonesian horror series, Teluh Darah will finally arrive on OTT. Starting 25 February, the brand new horror series, will be available for audiences in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and Philippines thanks to Disney+ Hotstar. As the only series from Southeast Asia to screen at BIFF as part of the festival’s On Screen program, there has been significant hype about the show. Teluh Darah marks the first series from the thriller and horror specialist Kimo Stamboel. The 10-part, 45 minutes per episode series will follow Wulan…

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Engines at the ready F1 fans because beIN SPORTS has secured exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championships in ten territories across Asia. The new media rights agreement begins in 2023 and runs until the conclusion of the 2025 championship which will include rights to all Grand Prix’s, Sprint Races, Qualifying and Practice sessions. Coverage begins with the season opener, the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix from the Sakhir International Circuit from 3-5 March. The popular night race, the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, takes place from the 15-17 September, with the 2023 Formula One season concluding in the…

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Heads up fans of Succession, because HBO has announced season 4 of the series will premiere this March. Created by Jesse Armstrong, the ten-episode fourth season of the Emmy-winning HBO Original drama series will premiere on Monday, March 27 on HBO and HBO GO. Succession explores themes of power and family dynamics through the eyes of patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four grown children, Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Siobhan (Sarah Snook), Roman (Kieran Culkin), and Connor (Alan Ruck). In season 4 of Succession, the sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård) moves ever…

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After a shocking cliff-hanger that left audiences the world over asking for more, the hit Korean crime drama Big Bet will soon return to screens with its second series exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar. The second season of the explosive hit drama kicks off with a three episode premiere on February 15 Starring legendary actor Choi Minsik in his first return to TV in over 25 years, season one of Big Bet quickly captured audiences’ attentions with an explosive storyline that led the show to become the most watched locally produced original series on Disney+ in Korea (based on hours streamed).…

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Widely considered one of the best offensive players ever in the NBA, Stephen Curry is now the subject of his very own sports documentary. The Golden State Warrior all-star is the focus of Stephen Curry: Underrated, a new documentary that peels back the curtain of the basketball legend. The Apple TV+ documentary is a remarkable coming-of-age story of one of the most influential, dynamic and unexpected players in the history of basketball: Stephen Curry. This feature documentary — blending intimate cinéma vérité, archival footage and on camera interviews — documents Curry’s rise from an undersized college player at a tiny…

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This February, Disney+ Hotstar is inviting Marvel fans to return to Wakanda. Certainly, the Disney streamer is kicking the year off with a bang with the streaming debut of Marvel Studios latest adventure. On 1st February, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will finally arrive on OTT with a streaming debut on Disney+ Hotstar. In Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to…

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