ABS-CBN and Viu recently announced that the expansion of their partnership. This includes adapting the hit South Korean thriller drama Flower of Evil. They set to bring this drama to sixteen markets across Asia, the Middle East, and South Africa. This much-anticipated series is the first Viu Original Adaptation from the Philippines. Flower of Evil will star Lovi Poe and Piolo Pascual. It will also stream simultaneously on Viu forty-eight hours before its domestic television broadcast.
ABS-CBN partners with Viu to bring the PH adaptation of Flower of Evil
ABS-CBN Entertainment’s Chief Operating Officer for Broadcast, Cory Vidanes, and Viu Philippines’ Country Manager, Arianne Kader-Cu, shared their excitement for the series. Flower of Evil will be Lovi’s first Kapamilya teleserye since joining ABS-CBN and Piolo’s first drama series after four years.
“Testament to our commitment to bringing the best premium Asian entertainment to Viu-ers. We are happy to work with ABS-CBN once again to bring the Philippine adaptation of Flower of Evil to all of Viu’s 16 markets. This latest offering puts Filipino talent front and center in the way we do storytelling. Supported by a powerhouse cast and a world-class production team.”
Cory also mentioned,
“Our partnership with Viu on the local adaptation of Flower of Evil is a major milestone for ABS-CBN Entertainment. This is an opportunity for us to showcase excellent Filipino content and talent to the global audience in the 16 markets of Viu.”
“Our local adaptation of the Korean hit love story Flower of Evil. A compelling and powerful narrative on love for family, search for truth and justice. It is the unanimous choice to open our regional partnership with Viu.”
Flower of Evil is currently in production and is scheduled to premiere soon.
Flower of Evil follows the thrilling story of a man who successfully changes his identity. He does this in order to hide his scandalous past. Then, he marries a police detective. However, she will, later on, be tasked with investigating an unsolved serial murder case. Unfortunately, this will lead her investigation back to him.
The show also stars Agot Isidro, Edu Manzano, Denise Laurel, and Joross Gamboa. Aside from them, Joem Bascon, Epy Quizon, and Rita Avila will join them. Jett Pangan, Pinky Amador, Joko Diaz, and JC de Vera will also appear in the series.
ABS-CBN and Viu’s collaboration strengthens their vision. They also set to strengthen their commitment to bringing premium Asian entertainment to more viewers worldwide. The partnership kicked off early this year. They started off with the streaming of ABS-CBN’s hit drama series The Broken Marriage Vow on Viu.
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