Asian AXN network launching new Cosentino TV series across Asia

‘Magic can truly transcend cultural barriers’

Asian television network AXN is launching its latest original production, The Elements: Cosentino, on January 18 2018.

The series features Cosentino performing street magic and epic stunts against iconic backdrops in Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan.

“AXN is all about redefining action and Cosentino is the true embodiment of the channel: he’s adventurous, thrilling, intriguing and full of surprises. As the leader in original productions, AXN has teamed up with Cosentino to create a series that fuses riveting and mystifying illusions in relatable, local settings across the region. We also invited celebrities in four countries to assist Cosentino with his tricks so viewers will be excited to see popular and familiar faces appearing in each episode,” said Virginia Lim, senior vice president and head of content, production and marketing, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia.

The four-part series will be themed around the four elements – earth, wind, fire and water.

“I had such an incredible experience filming this series in Asia,” said Cosentino. “Despite the language barrier, people’s reactions to magic are universal – from the kids in Manila to royalty in Malaysia. Magic can truly transcend cultural barriers and that’s what The Elements: Cosentino is all about: uniting the region.”

Sony Pictures Television is handling international sales of the series.

Listen to Cosentino talking to Mediaweek about the new series here.

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