Astro Shaw has launched OlaBola’s official trailer and songs, “Arena Cahaya” and “We Will Believe Again” from the movie’s soundtrack.
OlaBola, an original story by filmmaker Chiu Keng Guan, is about a multicultural Malaysian football team attempting to qualify for the 1980 Olympic Games, but have to overcome personal issues and friction within the team. They learn that they can truly achieve the impossible, but only if they can unite as one team.
Panasonic and MILO are the main sponsors while Munchy’s is the co-sponsor of OlaBola. OlaBola merchandise including t-shirts and hoodies will also be available for purchase.
In association with Woo Hoo Pictures, OlaBola is presented and produced by Astro Shaw, Multimedia Entertainment and Golden Screen Cinemas, and is set for release in cinemas nationwide on 28 January 2016.
The movie stars Bront Palarae, JC Chee, Luqman Hafidz, Saran Kumar, Marianne Tan, Frankie Lee and many others.
Henry Tan, chief operating officer of Astro said, “OlaBola is a story about us: a nation, its people and its values. Set in the 80s, the film looks at the diversity and challenges through the lives of the Harimau Malaya football team. The story is about rising above one’s limitations through the collective strength of the team, and the human spirit.”