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‘Bad Genius’ Director Baz Poonpirya Launches BASK Venture With Thailand’s ‘Grandma’ Studio GDH

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Nattawut ‘Baz’ Poonpiriya, the director of 2017 pan-Asian hit “Bad Genius,” has joined forces with Thailand’s leading film studio GDH559 to launch new production company BASK. GDH, a subsidiary of the GMM group, is currently riding another wave of regional success with comedy-drama “How to Make Millions Before Grandma Dies” breaking box office records in Southeast Asian countries including Singapore, Vietnam and The Philippines. Earlier this week, the company unveiled a powerful production and releasing slate covering the next year. Co-headed by GDH producer, Vanridee Pongsittisak, BASK says it will work alongside top U.S.-based producers to offer a fresh perspective on Thai and Asian culture for global audiences. “My goal is to be the international voice that speaks louder,” said Poonpiriya.

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