HBO’s “Folklore”, is an Asian horror anthology, which is set to debut in February via HBO Go, HBO Now and HBO on demand. The hour long series will feature six episodes from different countries, which includes Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. All episodes are shot with different directors in their native language. This HBO Original horror anthology series features the deeply-rooted superstitions and myths of each country.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the episodes will include, “the Indonesia-set “A Mother’s Love” about a single mother and her young son who discover a group of dirty and underfed children living in a mansion’s attic and a tale from Malaysia called “Toyol” in which a Member of Parliament turns to a mysterious woman who possesses shamanistic powers in order to salvage his town’s dire economic situation.” The other episodes are, “Tatami” (Japan), “Nobody” (Singapore), “Pob” (Thailand), and “Mongdal” (Korea). Catch the entire first season on HBO in February.