ABS-CBN partners with Viu to bring Philippine adaptation of Flower of Evil across 16 markets

Flower of Evil streams on Viu 48 hours before its domestic television broadcast

ABS-CBN and Viu,  PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, announced today the  expansion of their partnership to adapt 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. It 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. 

 

Flower of Evil stars Lovi Poe and Piolo Pascual
ABS-CBN partners with Viu to bring Philippine adaptation of Flower of Evil across 16 markets. Flower of Evil stars Lovi Poe and Piolo Pascual

 

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 centre in the way we do storytelling, supported  by a powerhouse cast and a world-class production team.” 

 

Ms Cory said, “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 is scheduled to premiere 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. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram and TikTok, or visit www.abs-cbn.com/newsroom.  

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