Join Josiah Hogan as he investigates Southeast Asia’s most intriguing mysteries. Sifting for the truth in the murky depths of old wives’ tales, legends and myths, Josiah uncovers bizarre stories of shrouded corpses or ‘Pocongs’ in Johor, Malaysia; magical dolls called “jenglots” in Surabaya, Indonesia; and the legend of The Walking Dead of Toraja in South Sulawesi, Indonesia!
Josiah is a Malaysian based actor, model, musician and recently TV Host of GOASEAN’s Strange Encounters. When he’s not acting, Josiah is the lead singer and guitarist for the three-piece grunge band called ‘Maddame…’. He has always been fascinated with mysterious encounters and is always curious on the story behind it. His calm and steady personality is one of his plus points and his passion towards acting is evident through the long list of Malaysian Dramas and Films that he has starred in.
Josiah heads to South Sulawesi, Indonesia to uncover the mysterious Walking Dead of Toraja. He’ll first have to track down a “dukun” or a shaman who is said to be able to reanimate the dead. Will Josiah find this elusive figure and can he really wake the dead?