You'll be seeing a lot of Asian content on Netflix in 2019!
At a regional event in Singapore, Netflix announced a slew of Asian, Hollywood and international content that perfectly matches their members' personal tastes – in whichever language and devices they prefer, whenever and wherever.
Here's everything that happened on the first day of See What’s Next: Asia, Netflix's major regional press junket in happening this week in Singapore.
The event opened with CEO and Founder Reed Hastings talking about the company's journey – how they started in Canada, how they reached in Asia and where they're going globally. It was then followed by Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos sharing how creativity comes to life when storytellers from around the world are given freedom and emphasizes Netflix's investment in developing and sharing Asian stories with the world.
Netflix Content Executives Erika North (SEA), Simran Sethi (India), Minyong Kim (Korea) and Taito Okiura (Japan) share they are constantly looking for the world's best stories – those who can resonate with audiences in Asia and would travel globally.
Here's a list of all the Netflix Originals films and shows premiering worldwide in 2019:
Netflix Anime Originals:
- Pacific Rim
- Altered Carbon
- Cagaster of an Insect Cage
Thai Language Originals:
- The Stranded
Korean Language Originals:
- Busted (season 2)
- Love Alarm
- My First First Love
Chinese Language Originals:
- Triad Princess
- The Last Summer
- Always Be My Maybe
- 6 Underground
Besides the Asian Originals announcement, international talents from House of Cards, Narcos: Mexico, Mowgli and The Umbrella Academy were also at the press junket.
There will be a series of roundtable interviews for day two so we can get up close with some talents of the upcoming films and series. Follow us on social media – Twitter and Instagram – for exclusive Netflix updates.