What’s inside our May 2021 magazine…
Asia’s first gay parenting series debuts globally; “Papa & Daddy” keeps Taiwan in LGBTQ+ content lead, reshapes the narrative around modern families
Asia’s first gay parenting series, six-episode family comedy Papa & Daddy, releases on global streaming platform GagaOOlala on 23 April, keeping Taiwan at the forefront of LGBTQ+ content in the region and taking the next step in the country’s already-significant shift to gender equality. The whole story is here
CJ ENM’s 2019 “Trap” surfaces as “The Club”, a dark English-language drama for international audiences
A new door has opened for CJ ENM’s scripted series “Trap”, which is being adapted for the international drama market in a move that shines another light on Korean stories that “look around corners that we don’t normally look at in American television”. Starlings Television president, Chris Philip, spoke to ContentAsia about the latest Asian title making its way onto the global stage. The full story is on page 14
She/her/us: common themes, unique experiences in DW’s new Asian series
Universal issues and themes such as power, marriage, beauty are seen through the eyes of Asian women in a new locally filmed series, Her, which unites different experiences and perspectives under a shelter of common ground. “We don’t need to be ‘empowered’,” says DW’s Petra Schneider ahead of the series May 2021 release. “We need to tell our stories”. The full story is on page 10
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