Netflix Unveils List of Six Thai Originals – The Hollywood Reporter

Netflix is ​​expanding its production of original content from Thailand, a country with a history of punching its weight with original genre film, television production and creative advertising.

Netflix has produced and released a handful of individual Thai originals in recent years, including reality series. the stranded and police thriller breaking bangkok – but the lineup unveiled by the streamer at a glitzy event in Bangkok on Tuesday night represents its first full roster from Thailand. The list includes four movies and two series.

“From mainstream comedy to twisted thrillers, this is our most diverse lineup of titles to date in Thailand,” said Netflix Thailand Chief Content Officer Yongyoot Thongkongtoon.

“As we explore class disparity in culinary cinema Hungerpay tribute to traveling mobile cinema companies in Mon Rak Nak Pak and follows the emotional journey of strangers pretending to be family in analog squadwe also present Erase, a gripping love triangle thriller from leading production studio GDH,” he said. “In addition to that, we will be releasing a film in the northeast Thai dialect for the first time, with beloved comedian ‘Mum’ Jokmok playing a policeman investigating whether a Brit killed his Thai in-laws in the comedy. The murderer.”

‘The murderer’

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While Netflix’s subscriber base has stagnated in much of the West, Thailand is one of many Asian markets where the service is still growing.

Regional research firm and consultancy Media Partners Asia recently forecast that Thailand’s online video market would generate $809 million in revenue by 2022, with the country contributing 5.4 percent of the region’s average annual revenue growth. of Asia-Pacific in the online video sector. In May, Netflix was the leading provider of premium video in the Thai market, accounting for 24 percent of total premium video minutes streamed.

“Thailand’s sizable and accessible content creation ecosystem has historically had stronger production values ​​than other Southeast Asian markets, positioning the market for a potentially transformative period as streamers such as Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, WeTV, Viu and others scale investment in local content,” MPA said.

Netflix’s new Thailand slate is listed below.

FILMS

the lost lotteries
Director and Screenwriter: Prueksa Amaruji
Producer: Ekachai Uekrongtham
Starring: Wongravee Nateetorn, Phantira Pipityakorn, Napapa Tantrakul, Somjit Jongjohor, Thanaporn Wagprayoon, Padung SongSang Production Partner: GMM Studios International
Broadcast date: November 16, 2022
Synopsis: A heist-comedy film about 5 losers united by a crazy mission to retrieve their 30 million baht winning lottery tickets from a mafia gang based in a firecracker factory.

Hunger
Director: Sitisiri Mongkolsiri
Producer: Kongdej Jaturanrasmee, Soros Sukhum
Writer: Kongdej Jaturanrasmee
Cast: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Nopachai Jayanama, Gunn Svasti
Production partner: Song Sound Production
Broadcast Date: TBA
Synopsis: Aoy, a woman in her twenties, runs her family’s local stir-fry noodle restaurant in Bangkok’s old town. One day, she receives an invitation to leave the family business and join the ‘Hunger’ team, Thailand’s number one luxury chef’s table team led by the resourceful and infamously obnoxious celebrity chef Paul.

The Assassin (working title)
Director and Producer: Wisit Sasanatieng
Writer: Abishek J. Bajaj
Cast: Mum Jokmok, Eisaya Hosuwan
Production Partner: Transformation Films
Broadcast Date: TBA
Synopsis: When an English man is accused of murdering his Thai in-laws, his wife is the only witness standing between guilt and freedom.

Mon Rak Nak Pak (working title)
Director and Producer: Nonzee Nimibutr
Writer: Ek Iemchuen
Cast: Sukollawat Kanaros, Nuengthida Sophon, Jirayu La-ongmanee, Samart Payakaroon
Production Partner: 18 Tanwa
Broadcast Date: TBA
Synopsis: Join the team of a traveling film and pharmacy company as they travel to spread the joy of live dubbed movies, while overcoming hardships, deceptions, and achieving their dreams.

SERIE

Delete (working title)
Director and Producer: Parkpoom Wongpoom
Screenplay: Parkpoom Wongpoom, Jirassaya Wongsutin, Tossaphon Riantong
Starring: Nat Kitcharit, Natara Nopparatayaporn, Sarika Sartsilpsupa, Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Jinjett Wattanasin
Production partner: GDH
Broadcast Date: TBA
Synopsis: The story of a complicated relationship with secrets to hide and a somber question to ponder: who do you want to cut out of your life?

Analog Squad (working title)
Director: Nithiwat Tharatorn
Producer: Nalina Chayasombat
Writer: Nithiwat Tharatorn, Aummaraporn Phandintong, Chanathip Amonpiyaphong, Sopana Chaowwiwatkul
Cast: Nopachai Jayanama, Krissanapoom Pibulsonggram, Namfon Kullanut, Wipawee Patnasiri
Production Partner: Jungka Bangkok
Broadcast date: coming soon
Synopsis: At the turn of the millennium, a group of misfits are hired to play the part of members of an estranged family in order to fill in the cracks of a broken family.

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