The latest film by industry wunderkind Adrian Teh’s “The Assistant” had its star-studded gala premiere on 11th May at GSC The Starling Mall, Petaling Jaya.
The event – held by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Act 2 Pictures – featured attendance from its stars Hairul Azreen, Iedil Dzuhrie, and Henley Hii. In attendance include VIPs like Yang Hormat Dato’ Sri Khalid bin Mohamad Jiwa and wife Dato Sri Siti Nurhaliza.
Packed with action and thrill, “The Assistant” tells the story of the wrongfully imprisoned Zafik (Iedil Dzuhrie) and Feroz (Hairul Azreen) who will help the prior to get revenge after losing everything. Feroz’s true motives is then questioned when he always show up just at the right time.
“The Assistant” has also made history with two International Film Fest Recognition recently. It had its world premiere at the 24th Udine Far East Film Festival in Italy, and was selected to for competition at the international festival which was held from 22nd April to 30th April 2022.
The film received rave reviews during the invitations only gala premiere night. “A new benchmark among Malaysian action film”, said Dato Khairul Anwar Salleh, CEO of Media Prima TV Network. The film also received praise from director Michael Ang: “Great action, powerful performance and one hell of a twist.”
Set to arrive major Malaysian cinemas nationwide this 19th May, “The Assistant” is the fifth collaboration between Adrian Teh and Hairul Azreen after “PASKAL: The Movie” (2018), “WIRA” (2019), “Pasal Kau” (2020), and “Ada Hantu” (2021).
Here’s what fans can look forward to in the upcoming action-packed flick, according to actor Henley Hii:
Read more about our exclusive interview with the cast here.
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