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The second series of Halfworlds will be making its way into a greater number of Asian homes after HBO announced an offer to watch the first episode of its original series without charge.

HBO Asia HALFWORLDS S2 Jan 2017The eight-part dark action fantasy drama – HBO Asia’s first returnable series – follows a researcher who tries to uncover the secret world of Peesaj demons as she searches for an ancient artefact of great power. And now, for one week only starting 30 January, viewers across Asia can watch Episode 1 of Halfworlds season two on, whether or not they subscribe to the broadcaster’s pay-TV service.

The second season widens the universe established in the season one, moving from the alleys of Jakarta to the streets of Bangkok. Directed by Thai filmmaker Ekachai Uekrongtham (Beautiful Boxer, Skin Trade), this season features leading Asian actors from Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan.

Halfworlds season two premieres with double back-to-back episodes at 9pm on HBO on Sunday 22 January 2017. A new episode will premiere on subsequent Sundays concluding with two back-to-back episodes on 26 February. It will also be available on HBO GO.

The free first episode offer is available in 17 territories across Asia including Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Vietnam.