Malaysian Martial Arts Film ‘Silat Warriors: Deed of Death’ Hitting Hi-Yah! Streaming Service June 4, Digital and Disc July 6 From Well Go

The Malaysian martial arts epic Silat Warriors: Deed of Death will debut exclusively on the martial arts streaming service Hi-Yah! on June 4, before hitting digital, Blu-ray and DVD July 6 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

When a reckless young gambler’s wild lifestyle of illegal betting, drag racing, and brutal street fights pits him against a ruthless criminal enterprise, his luck finally runs out. The gang shows up at his father’s home to collect on the debt, forcing his family to fight in order to save their land — and his life.

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In addition to actors Namron (One Two JagaDukunRedha) and Fad Anuar (Dollah Superstar, TV’s “KL Gangster: Underworld”), first-time film director Areel Abu Bakar selected much of the talent from martial arts training facilities and competitions in order to give a sense of realism the action sequences.

Silat Warriors: Deed of Death won the Daniel A. Craft Award for Excellence in Action Cinema at the 2020 New York Asian Film Festival, the first Malaysian film to win the award.

Netflix Bows Mobile-Only Streaming Service in Malaysia

On the heels of launching mobile-only service in India, Netflix has expanded the strategy to Malaysia with the bow of a less-expensive $4 monthly service available only on portable devices.

The basic Netflix subscription costs $8.99 in the United States.

About 88% of Malaysians own smartphones and 78% stream and download entertainment from their phone, according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.

Netflix contends subscribers in Malaysia watch twice as much content on their phones as the typical subscribers.

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“With the first-ever Mobile plan in Southeast Asia, all of Netflix’s shows and movies will be even more accessible for Malaysians to stream and download,” Ajay Arora, director of product innovation at Netflix, said in a statement.