Global video streaming service Prime Video today announced its first local content slate and a localized user experience for customers in Malaysia. The new local content slate includes two Amazon Originals, That Cover Girl and Budak Flat, which will be launching later this year.
Additionally, some of the biggest box office hits and award-winning Malaysian films, such as Coast Guard Malaysia: Ops Helang, Nik Amir Mustapha’s Imaginur, and Woo Ming Jin’s Stone Turtle, are also joining hundreds of films and shows available exclusively on the streaming platform.
The announcement underlines Prime Video’s commitment to invest in Malaysia and the creative community across Southeast Asia. In addition to this, local subscribers of Prime Video can enjoy a great selection of entertainment and content from Malaysia including local Originals and local licensed titles to global Amazon Original movies and TV series such as the critically acclaimed film AIR from Ben Affleck and the action-packed spy-thriller Citadel starring Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
Prime Video customers also have access to Korean content such as Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938, and Jinny’s Kitchen; anime hits such as Demon Slayer and Mashle; Bollywood Amazon Originals hits such as Mirzapur, Made in Heaven, and Farzi; and many more popular titles from Hollywood. Users can stream, download, and watch anytime, anywhere with localized user experience, available in Bahasa Melayu, through the Prime Video app on compatible mobile devices, tablets, Smart TVs, or online at PrimeVideo.com.
“We’re excited to be increasing our investment for customers in Malaysia and across Southeast Asia. With a slate of curated local content tailored for Malaysian viewers, we are committed to providing the best possible entertainment experience to local Prime Video customers,” said David Simonsen, director Prime Video, Southeast Asia. “We are delighted to bring Malaysian films and shows to not just audiences in Malaysia, but customers across the region and worldwide, and we’re always on the lookout to work with the best talent to create entertaining content that is relevant to our local audience’s diverse tastes.”
Both That Cover Girl and Budak Flat will launch on Prime Video in Malaysia and in selected territories around the world later this year.
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