Los Angeles-based showrunner Tricia Lee will write all eight 30-minute episodes of the present, she beforehand offered characteristic scripts to Hulu and Common and was named on the 2020 Black Record. Taiwanese filmmaker Lester Hsi will helm the undertaking, his credit embrace native field workplace hit The Bridge Curse, which was additionally picked up by Netflix.
Set throughout totally different epochs surrounding Chinese language tradition the world over, the collection is made up of eight self-contained hungry ghost tales, laid out as eight programs of a banquet in a live-action appetizer/dessert bookends (filmed distinctive to every language and market) wrapped round its animated predominant course.
Will probably be produced and financed by 108 Media with the event and manufacturing being collectively carried out out of Los Angeles and Taipei. The group is aiming for an early This fall 2022 supply in each English and Mandarin languages on the similar time.
As a part of the undertaking’s co-production mandate, Studio76 and Studio886 shall be main the Better China distribution of the collection along with 108 Media promoting remainder of the world. Govt producers shall be Justin Deimen, Tricia Lee, Ying Compestine, Micah Tadena and Matthew Wilson for 108 Media and Dennis Yang and Lester Hsi for Studio76.
“That is such a beautiful and vibrant ebook with a set of tales so properly devised and so creepily offered with a haunting sense of human foibles,” stated Justin Deimen, President (Manufacturing) of 108 Media. “Working with the artistic group of Ying, Tricia, Studio76 and Lester has been a pleasure and I hope that by means of this distinctive hybrid adaptation of elevated style animation, extra viewers can get a glimpse of the chilling and wealthy tales from world wide.”
“I’m thrilled to be working with the group at 108 Media and collaborating with Lester to deliver these deliciously macabre ghost tales to life on the display screen. Every animated story will go away you exhilarated, chilled to the bone and hungry for extra,” added Tricia Lee.