HBO Asia Makes Sci-Fi Debut With ‘Dream Raider’
HBO Asia has set “Dream Raider” as its first original sci-fi commission. The show is an 8-episode Mandarin language series, produced in Taiwan.
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.
Directed by Daniel Fu and Simon Hung, the series boasts a cast headed by David Wang, Vivian Hsu (“One Last Dance,” “Juliets”), Jason Wang, Weber Yang, Ellen Wu, Wu Ke-Xi (“Nina Wu”), Jun Kunimura (“Kill Bill vol. 1,” “Minamata”), Aggie Hsieh, Garfield Chung, and Bella Wu.
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