Primeworks Studios and WAU Animation today announced that EJEN ALI THE MOVIE has surpassed the RM20 million box office takings mark in its theatrical run to-date. The film’s encouraging performance was boosted by overwhelming glowing reviews from the Malaysian audience, who turned up in droves for repeat viewings at the theatres.
“EJEN ALI THE MOVIE marks a new milestone for Primeworks Studios as it has emerged as the biggest movie in our studio’s nearly 25 years history of making films. We are truly humbled for the opportunity to close the 2019 chapter on such a high note, more so to be standing amongst the giants of the Malaysian animation industry this year.”
-Dato Ahmad Izham Omar, CEO Primeworks Studios-
EJEN ALI THE MOVIE follows 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 threats.
Ali is surprised to discover that he is no longer the only master of the Infinity Retinal Intelligence System (IRIS) gadget since MATA has now upgraded to IRIS Neo for all MATA agents. When the new invention leads Ali to question his place and usefulness to MATA, he is approached by a rogue figure who claims to know about a surprising personal connection to Ali. Risking his loyalty to MATA, Ejen Ali embarks on a thrilling chase to unravel these mysterious links.
EJEN ALI THE MOVIE is currently screening at 156 locations in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. Don’t forget to check out the trailer below: