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[08/03/17 - 09:44 PM]
Netflix Announces First Chinese Language Original Series: "Bardo"
The eight-episode series is a jailbreak thriller with a karmic dimension, and it will be available to all Netflix members around the world at the same time.







BARDO (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/3/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
eight episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, August 2017) Bardo follows the journey of Ah Quan, a good man who has descended into crime and now waits in prison for execution. An encounter with a mysterious inmate causes him to experience events from alternative timelines. Learning that his son is in danger, Ah Quan escapes to protect his family only to discover he is a pawn in a much larger game. Blending Taiwanese aboriginal mysticism and karmic destiny, Bardo - which describes state of existence between life and death - is Ah Quan's search for redemption.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Frank Smith as EP
· Sam Quah as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· IFA Media