Recently, Viu hit 45m MAU and 5.3m paid subscribers and ranks No.1 for number of users in Southeast Asia, according to MPA.
Following the premiere of Korean drama River Where the Moon Rises on Viu earlier this month, the streaming service, has announced a larger lineup of Korean content for February and March, featuring 11 drama series. Other new titles include The Penthouse 2, Times, Mouse, L.U.C.A.: The Beginning, Dear. M, Great Real Estate, Summer Guys, Love Scene Number, Breakup Probation, A Week, and Beyond Evil.
Mouse, premiering on March 4, tells the story of a justice-seeking rookie detective whose life changes after meeting a psychopathic serial killer. In this drama, humans can identify psychopaths through a DNA test of the fetus from the mother’s womb – posing the question, “would you give birth to the child knowing they will be a psychopath?” This drama features drama actor Lee Seung Gi, also known as a regular in variety shows including All the Butlers.
Premiering this month is the sci-fi, action thriller L.U.C.A.: The Beginning. Penned by Chun Sung II the series tells the story of a biological experimental subject named Z-O. Made by a corrupt priest and scientist, Z-O looks like an ordinary human but possesses special powers. L.U.C.A.: The Beginning features lead actor Kim Rae Won, actress Lee Da.
In Dear. M, premiering February 27, an anonymous post in a university’s community board leads to a widespread commotion and curiosity about “M”, the author of the post. The series marks the acting debut of K-pop idol Jung Jaehyun from NCT and also stars Park Hye Soo, Roh Jeong Eui and Bae Hyun Sung.
Another first-on-Viu, supernatural drama Great Real Estate follows Hong Ji Ah, the owner of a real estate agency who has a special ability. Not only does she have beauty and brains but she can see spirits and exorcise them. Hence, her agency focuses on acquiring troubled properties to flip a profit from them. The series, directed by PD Park Jin Suk (School 2017), also stars lead singer of K-pop boy band CN Blue, Jung Yong Hwa.
Additional titles in February and March include romance dramas Love Scene Number and Breakup Probation, A Week, time travel thriller drama Times, musical drama Summer Guys, and crime thriller Beyond Evil. Be sure to catch these and many more thrilling shows coming up on Viu!