ABS-CBN and Viu to Bring Philippine Adaptation of FLOWER OF EVIL

ABS-CBN and Viu recently announced that they are expanding their partnership once again as they are adapting the hit South Korean thriller drama "Flower of  Evil" in 16 markets across Asia, the Middle East and South Africa. This much anticipated series is the first Viu Original Adaptation from the Philippines which stars  Lovi Poe and Piolo Pascual in the lead roles. Episodes will stream simultaneously on Viu 48 hours before its domestic television broadcast.
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, which will be Lovi’s first Kapamilya teleserye since joining ABS-CBN and  Piolo’s first drama series after four years. 

Ms Arianne said, “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.” 

Ms Cory said on the other hand, “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.”  She added, “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, is  the unanimous choice to open our regional partnership with Viu.” 

"Flower of Evil" is currently in production and a premiere date will be announced soon. It follows the thrilling story of a man who successfully changes his identity in order to hide his scandalous past. He then marries a police detective, who will later on be tasked with investigating an unsolved serial murder case that will lead her back to him.  The show also stars Agot Isidro, Edu Manzano, Denise Laurel, Joross Gamboa,  Joem Bascon, Epy Quizon, Rita Avila, Jett Pangan, Pinky Amador, Joko Diaz and  JC de Vera. 

ABS-CBN and Viu’s collaboration strengthens their vision and commitment to  bringing premium Asian entertainment to more viewers worldwide. The partnership  kicked off early this year, with the streaming of ABS-CBN’s hit drama series "The  Broken Marriage Vow" on Viu. 

Download the Viu app on the App Store, Google Play, and select smart TVs, as well  as on the web at www.viu.com. 

About Viu 
Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, is  available in 16 markets across Asia, the Middle East and South Africa with 58.6  million monthly active users (MAU) as at December 2021. 

About PCCW Limited 
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong  which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property  development and investment, and other businesses. To learn more about PCCW, please visit www.pccw.com.  

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