Mike Wiluan’s period Western actioner, Buffalo Boys is off to a roaring start this week with the unveiling our first official teaser. Wiluan, best known for producing ‘Mo Bros thrillers Macabre, Headshot and Liam O’Donnell’s upcoming Beyond Skyline, makes his directorial debut on the Indonesia-Singapore co-production which joins Java Heat co-star Ario Bayu with Power Rangers: Dino Charge and Hyperforce star, actor and martial artist Yoshi Sudarso making his own big screen debut.
RAFIRA: Raja Ilya, Yayan Ruhian And Donny Alamsyah Cast In New Indonesian Action Thriller For 2018 Shoot
Singapore-based 108 Media and leading Southeast Asian entertainment banner, Aurora Media Holdings, have announced a co-production slate of several films for 2018. Buried in the Variety report is the existence of a new Indonesian action thriller, Rafira, which goes before cameras in the Spring in Indonesia and Malaysia.
As Variety reported on Thursday, Rafira centers on a politician’s daughter who is kidnapped at her own wedding, and the violent fallout from a vengeful father. Actress Raja Ilya and The Raid franchise cohorts Donny Alamsyah, and Yayan Ruhian lead the cast of the film with no word yet on who will sit in the director’s chair.
The film stand as one of ten to fifteen film and TV project that 108 and Aurora will acquire and develop, as well as finance, produce, distribute and license across genres annually for the global market. Other titles include Christian Hallman’s thriller, Paradise Lost, and Academy Award foreign language candidate, Dearest Sister helmer Mattie Do’s The Long Walk.
Jamal (Tanta Ginting), a professional driver, gets a $10,000 offer from Ivan with the requirement that he should accompany Dito (Donny Alamsyah) to an address that has been written on a letter. Strangely, Dito gives Jamal a gun and handcuffs. Jamal doesn’t care, because he is interested in the $10,000 that was prepaid. Apparently, Jamal is trapped in Dito’s Checkmate Adventure that is run by High Land Boss (Cecep Arif Rahman) and Mami Tuti (Hanah Al Rasyid) who want to kill him. Dito is chased because he proposes to break open an international heroin cell which is found in candy and chooses kids as victims. The choice between Dito, Jamal, High Land Boss, and Madam Tuti makes their journey so challenging and bloody. But Dito is a hand-to-hand expert because he can win [or use] against his rivals. In the end, Jamal and Dito can change the checkmate position and report the real criminal to the police.
JAKARTA 2036, there have been so many changes. The peace and prosperity has return to the country after the end of civil war and the slaughtering of radical group in 2026.