Magazine article Screen International

Kazuki Kitamura, Bront Palarae to Star in HBO Asia's 'Folklore'

Magazine article Screen International

Kazuki Kitamura, Bront Palarae to Star in HBO Asia's 'Folklore'

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Horror anthology series will consist of six one-hour episodes.

Kazuki Kitamura, Bront Palarae

Japanese actor Kazuki Kitamura and Malaysia’s Bront Palarae are starring in HBO Asia’s new horror anthology Folklore, which is in production.

Six leading Asian directors are each shooting one hour-long episode of the original series, including Joko Anwar (Indonesia), Takumi Saitoh (Japan), Lee Sang-Woo (Korea), Ho Yuhang (Malaysia), Eric Khoo (Singapore) and Pen-Ek Ratanaruang (Thailand).

Kitamura, whose credits include Godzilla: Final Wars and Kill Bill: Volumes 1 & 2, will star in the episode directed by Saitoh, a well-known Japanese actor who recently starred in Khoo’s Ramen Teh. …

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