Primeworks Studios and WAU Animation has recently announced EJEN ALI THE MOVIE’s theatrical release in Indonesia starting from 1 January 2020 at selected CGV, Flix, Platinum, Kota Cinema and Cinépolis theatres. The announcement came at a Press Screening and Gala Premiere held on 26 December 2019 at CGV, Grand Indonesia Mall, Jakarta attended by lucky fans, press, business partners and personalities from the local entertainment industry.
On the Malaysian front, fans were treated to a special MISI : FANS TRIBUTE event held in celebration of the RM28 million box office success in 28 days. While the Ejen Ali and Ejen Alicia character mascots have been popping up regularly around town during the Movie’s theatrical run, today marked a special appearance by Ejen Ali’s pet cat, Comot, at the Centre Court, Alamanda Shopping Centre, Putrajaya. The Meet and Greet session was also attended by Ida Rahayu Yusoff and Nabilah Rais, who respectively voiced the characters of Ejen Ali and Niki in EJEN ALI THE MOVIE and WAU Animation’s composers Azri Yunus and Hakim Kamal, who collaborated to create the Movie’s riveting film score and songs.
On the other hand, after receiving commendations from film critics and fans on social media, the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (OST) album was widely released on YouTube alongside the fourth single from the Movie, Mama (Di Hatimu), on 27 December 2019. The OST album features 25 tracks originally composed by Azri Yunus and Hakim Kamal to complement key moments in EJEN ALI THE MOVIE. Azri Yunus said, “From all the fans’ feedback received so far, I’m glad to hear that the music score and songs like Bukalah Matamu, Mamak Maju and Mama (Di Hatiku) which Hakim and I collaborated on has captured all the emotional, suspenseful and action-packed scenes that our director Usamah Zaid Yasin had envisioned.
EJEN ALI THE MOVIE, powered by Tenaga Nasional Berhad and in partnership with Mydin and Pediasure, is currently screening at 125 locations in Malaysia. The animation follows a 12-year-old Ejen Ali, who after being accidentally recruited as a spy has now grown to embrace his role in secret agency Meta Advance Tactical Agency (MATA) to protect the futuristic city of Cyberaya from outside