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The team behind award-winning series The World Between Us has unveiled Workers, its latest original offering that will premiere on HBO Asia.
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Based on a best-selling novel of the same name and stars Golden Bell-winning actor Christopher Lee and Alex Ko, the six-episode hour-long series in the Chinese language follows a group of construction workers, who daydream about being rich. They resort to countless outrageous get-rich-quick schemes only to make fools out of themselves. Despite these setbacks, the happy-go- workers continue to be optimistic as nothing will stop their pursuit of being rich beyond their wildest dreams.

Filmed on a real construction site in Taiwan, Workers is an HBO Asia Original series produced in association with Kbro Media, as well as HIM International Music and produced by DaMou Entertainment and is directed by Cheng Fen-Fen produced by Golden Bell-winning producer Lin Yu-Ling. It will premiere series premieres on HBO GO on 10 May at 21:00 with two back-to-back episodes followed by one new episode at the same time weekly.

“With 20 HBO Asia Original productions to date, WarnerMedia is ramping up its investment in distinctive locally relevant content this year,” said Clement Schwebig, managing director of WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, Southeast Asia, Pacific and China, which operates HBO in Asia. “Our past Taiwanese original productions, from The Teenage Psychic to The World Between Us, has not only scored critical acclaim internationally but also won the hearts of fans across the region and beyond. Fans can look forward to more HBO Asia Originals premiering this year including more Taiwanese productions starting with Workers.”