Indonesian director Joko Anwar - a long time favorite around these parts - makes the move to television with the upcoming HBO Asia original series Halfworlds
. A dark fantasy tale about supernatural creatures living amongst us, Halfworlds
hits the air November 29th with the debut episode streaming on Facebook shortly
after the premiere so that, yes, everyone can see it. And with the premiere coming up soon the full trailer has arrived online!
In the bustling streets and back alleys of Jakarta, a parallel world of bloodthirsty creatures from Indonesian mythology has
lived alongside humans for generations. Taking on the appearance of
humans themselves, the true identity of these "Demit" has been carefully
concealed for centuries by a powerful family of mortals.
arrival of a mysterious supernatural event known only as the "Gift" will
bring this hidden world to the surface. As the day of the Gift
approaches, a young street artist called Sarah unexpectedly finds
herself in the eye of the storm. Once the Demit realise who Sarah really
is, and what she must do, humans and Demit are set on a collision
course that could change the balance of their two worlds forever.
Check the trailer out below!
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