Viu has announced the global premiere of its newest Original Series: Halustik, the winner of its Viu Pitching Forum 2018. This romantic-comedy series is directed by Nia Dinata, Lucky Kuswandi and Andri Cung, and the cast includes Tara Basro, Richard Kyle, Lutesha and Natalius Chendana.
The story is about love, friendship and the struggle of two friends as they face life challenges in Jakarta. A spiritual awakening takes them across Nepal and changes their lives forever.
“We are committed to presenting fresh content to our ever-growing number of Viuers, and at the same time, investing in the Indonesian film industry by making Viu the creative platform for Indonesian filmmakers to bring their works to an international audience. Today we proudly present another Viu Original Series, Halustik. The series will not only premiere in Indonesia, but in also in all 16 countries where Viu is available, both in Asia and the Middle East,” said Myra Suraryo, Senior Vice President Marketing at Viu Indonesia.
Halustik was written by Sally Anom. Partners include brands like Emina Cosmetics and Honor by Huawei. Additionally, Mischief Mystery, a pop-electronic song performed by BONITA, composed by Rayssa Amaliadynta from Double Deer Records was chosen as the Original Soundtrack (OST).
Halustik will consist of 13-episodes, airing starting on September 12th 2018 and will be followed by new episodes every Monday and Tuesday, exclusively on the Viu app and website.