Makers of 'Kungfu Hustle' to shoot new film 'Beyond Life and Death' in Johor

By TIN Media | China Published 9 months ago on 7 December 2019
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JOHOR:

An action movie titled “Beyond Life and Death” is all set and will be working together in collaboration between Malaysian producers Months Studio Sdn Bhd with Golden Shield Television and China Production house Changsa LeFeng Culture Communication Co. Ltd.

Producer of Golden Shield Television Centre Peggy Lee Ji Wen who has produced famous films as Kungfu Hustle and The Captain said Beyond Life and Death was a pioneer project and 90 percent of the shooting will be made in the country, especially in Johor. He said the RM237 million movie was a part of the cultural entertainment project planned, in addition to producing dramas, programs, and various other activities.

Lee told after the Strategic Cooperation Ceremony between Malaysia-China Cultural Project Series in Forest City,  “The movie shoot that starts next year is seen as a catalyst to the relationship and growth of both the country’s entertainment industries,”. It will be followed by another science fiction film titled ‘Tianjin Death Explosion and Resurrection Day’ worth about RM400 million.

Meanwhile, Changsa LeFeng Culture Communication Chairman Shi Cai Wen said she was excited to collaborate with the Months Studio which she said had vast experience in the business.

she said, “We are very impressed with Malaysia’s culture and landscape and it is our desire to incorporate this into the film,”.

A deal between two production companies from Malaysia and China was signed with an aim of producing RM3 billion worth of cultural entertainment projects over the next five years. Tourism Malaysia southern region director Solehuddin Ahmad said the international cooperation would boost tourist arrivals into Malaysia, especially Johor.

 


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