LOCAL The police drama collection Particular Drive: Anarchy is presently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The seven-episode collection follows courageous police officer Iman (Puteri Aishah) as she investigates a deliberate financial institution theft within the fictional nation of Tenggara and unexpectedly encounters a harmful underground group, who alongside the way in which uncovers a secret that would change all the pieces if uncovered.
Directed by Syafiq Yusof and produced by Skop Productions, the collection additionally stars legendary singer, composer and actor Dato’ M. Nasir as Umar, the mastermind behind the deliberate heist of Financial institution Tenggara and chief of the group Anarchy.
Rounding out the star-studded solid are Hasnul Rahmat, Alvin Wong and Johan As’ari, in addition to Fify Azmi (winner of the thirty first Malaysian Movie Competition’s Most Promising Actress Award), Chacha Maembong, Yusuf Bahrain, Anas Ridzuan, Elizabeth Tan, Dynas Mokhtar and Steve Yap .
At a latest press convention held in Kuala Lumpur, Syafiq defined that he took inspiration for the collection from his personal 2018 motion movie KL Particular Drive, starring Fattah Amin and Datuk Rosyam Nor.
“You can even say that the efficiency sample on this drama is kind of the identical as within the movie,” Syafiq mentioned.
Syafiq has additionally dismissed the notion that his new collection is the Malaysian model of Netflix’s hit Spanish collection Cash Heist.
“If you happen to do a robbery-themed drama or collection, little question folks will evaluate it to the well-known cash home. It bears no resemblance in any respect. However what I can say is that it was impressed by the film KL Particular Drive that was launched in 2018,” he mentioned.
Son of producer Datuk Yusof Haslam and youthful brother of award-winning director Syamsul Yusof, added that he confronted challenges in producing a present set in a fictional nation.
“That was fairly tough [replicate] one other land. As a result of the filming was accomplished within the capital, there are such a lot of Malaysian logos and iconic buildings to see.”
He added: “Numerous the footage seems to be prefer it’s in Kuala Lumpur. So we use particular visible results (VFX) to alter the ambiance.”
The director, whose movies embrace Abang Lengthy Fadil, Desolasi, Misteri Dilaila and Penunggang Agama, mentioned: “I hope will probably be nicely acquired.
“That is type of a reboot of KL Particular Drive on the small display and if reception is nice we are going to proceed and increase on that with Disney+ Hotstar.”
Particular Drive: Anarchy is offered to stream now on Disney+ Hotstar, with new episodes each Saturday.