Netflix has tied up with Primeworks Studios, Malaysia’s leading content production house to allow its Malaysian customers to now enjoy their "favourite" local films and series on its platform.
This latest deal came right after Netflix announced another collaboration in Malaysia, with Telekom Malaysia (TM), this week to offer TM customers access to content available on its platform come October 2017. It also came at the same time, that Disney said it will be pulling all movies from Netflix to start its own streaming services.
Meanwhile, with its latest tie-up with Primeworks Studios, Netflix members in Malaysia will be able to start streaming the first roll out, a feature film Sejoli: Misi Mencantas Cinta (Mission: Destroy Love) starring Maya Karin and Bront Palarae. This will be followed by Chinese drama series Persona (14 August), while Malay feature films KL Zombi and Rembat plus popular drama series Hati Perempuan will be available starting 21 August onward.
Through this new partnership, Malaysians are able to discover the "best" of local storytelling through TV series and feature movies alongside Netflix global members. With the KL 2017 Sea Games and 60th Independence Day coming up, Netflix said it is a great time to celebrate Malaysia’s success on an international platform.
The leading streaming service provider added it is excited to showcase quality content by some of Malaysia’s finest directors and filmmakers, bringing the country a little closer to the rest world. With these five titles from Primeworks Studios, Netflix said its proud to bring together the best talents in filmmaking and storytelling from Asia in one place.