“Magma” is an emotionally charged TV drama that intimately explores the detrimental impact of financial success and the profound mental health struggles that afflict one family in glamorous 21st-century Hong Kong. Inspired by a true story, the narrative unfolds through Phil Yang’s tragic letters and videos, revealing the perspectives of each family member. Phil’s workaholic father lacks empathy, while his violent mother grapples with divorce and cancer.

Phil’s two elder brothers undergo transformative journeys—one becoming responsible with his supportive Swiss wife, and the other finding solace after personal struggles. “Magma” delves into universal themes of greed, pride, and the relentless pursuit of happiness, compelling viewers to confront pervasive mental health challenges. In exploring the dynamics of this Hong Kong family, the series provokes reflection on the fundamental human need for love, respect, and mental well-being.


  • - 5 x 52’
  • Genre Thriller
  • Budget $5M
  • Location Hong Kong / Singapore
  • Director Jean Yeo
  • Producer Winnie SM Wong
  • Executive Producer David Yang
  • Proposed Cast TBC


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