Taiwan talent front and centre of Netflix thriller

The cast of Nowhere Man (from left): Wang Po-chieh, Mavis Fan, Joseph Chang, Alyssa Chia and Jeremiah Chang.
The cast of Nowhere Man (from left): Wang Po-chieh, Mavis Fan, Joseph Chang, Alyssa Chia and Jeremiah Chang. PHOTO: NETFLIX

Actors went all out to film streaming giant's first original series in Mandarin - including meeting real-life members of Taiwan's triads

The star-studded cast of streaming service Netflix's first original series in Mandarin, Nowhere Man, went all out for the prison-break crime thriller - including meeting real-life triad members.

In separate telephone interviews with The Straits Times, Taiwan's Joseph Chang, Alyssa Chia, Mavis Fan, Jeremiah Chang and Wang Po-chieh say the series was challenging but rewarding to shoot.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 30, 2019, with the headline 'Taiwan talent front and centre of Netflix thriller'. Print Edition | Subscribe