SCREAM ALONG WITH A BOO’S FIRST ORIGINAL SERIES: 3 A.M. BANGKOK GHOST STORIES
BOO, the destination for Asian Horror
on Astro, has launched its first original series – 3 A.M. Bangkok Ghost Stories – a co-production with top Thailand
horror content producer, Five Star Production. 3 A.M. Bangkok Ghost Stories comprises of a 13-episode
bone-chilling series starting from 28th October 2017 featuring supernatural
occurrences at the witching hour of 3 A.M.
Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer, Astro said, “We are creating premium original content
and have been fortunate enough to attract the best and like-minded partners
such as Five Star Production from Thailand to
create compelling Asian original series and movies of higher production values
that resonate with our Asian audience. One year after the anniversary of the
launch of BOO we are firmly convinced of the appeal of thrillers and stories
steeped in ASEAN supernatural folklore and experiences.”
3 A.M. Bangkok Ghost Stories will showcase the outstanding work of
Kiatkamon Iamphungporn, who first produced the hit 3 A.M. movie in 2012 and a
sequel in 2014 with both achieving cult status amongst horror fans. The
original series will
premiere every Saturday at 3:00am on BOO. The first episode “DJ”, stars Thai actress/singer
Chansakorn Kittiwattanakorn (whose nickname is “Hongyok”) of
“True Academy Fantasia Season 10” fame and 2016 movie “Yes or No 2.5”, and Paranyu
Rojanawuthitham and tells a story of a DJ being haunted by a spirit of a woman whose
death by suicide compels her to haunt others. Episode two, stars Tongpound
Tonggamnerd, affectionately known as Namo, a seasoned horror movie actor of the
cult classic “Art of The Devil” franchise and Jirawat Wachirasaranyapat, and is
about a thief trapped forever in a house by its owner.
Present during the press conference
was Hongyok, actress from BOO 3 A.M. Episode
1, who said, “The experience working on this regional production of 3 A.M. Bangkok Ghost Stories has been
thrilling to say the least. It’s great to see validation from the region for
thriller and horror stories from Thailand and I hope that everyone will enjoy
BOO is going on-ground later this
month with a “thrill-filled” BOO Night
Run on the 28th of October, 7:00pm at MAEPS, Serdang. Be
prepared to be “fright-entertained”, spooked and surprised as you run.
With a new movie premiering every
Friday and a BOO Original episode on Saturdays, BOO’s line-up of horror and the
supernatural are sure to give anyone the creeps. For greater convenience catch
all BOO titles on demand. Astro customers are encouraged to connect their PVRs
to the internet to access BOO’s 3 A.M.
Bangkok Ghost Stories at their convenience or watch them on demand on Astro
GO, in addition to Astro Channel 404.
available to all Astro customers for a monthly subscription of RM6.35/month
(inc. GST). BOO is
also available for NJOI customers via NJOI Prepaid at RM16.90 (inc. GST) for 30
days and at RM5.30 (inc. GST) for 3 days; and, on NJOI Now for linked NJOI accounts.
For more details on how to subscribe to BOO,
please log on to the website www.astro.com.my/boo or Astro Channel