Rewrite tells the story of a relationship undefined by space and time; starring Maxime Bouttier and Audi Marissa, directed by Fajar Nugros
Jakarta, May 15, 2019 – Today, leading entertainment streaming service Viu presents the premiere of another exciting Viu Original series, REWRITE on the holy occasion of Ramadan.
The story of REWRITE is all about second chances in life. It begins with Senja (Audi Marissa) and Abi (Maxime Bouttier) a couple, busy preparing for their wedding in 2024. A series of events in both their individuals lives leads to an emotional turmoil. While Senja is dealing with death and bankruptcy, Abi is questioning the institution of marriage following his parents divorce. Abi decides to become a runaway groom and Senja throws away her wedding ring and wishes for a chance to return to a time before she ever knew Abi. The universe grants her wish and sends Abi and Senja back to the year 2019! What will happen when they find themselves back in the past?
The series serves as young director Fajar Nugros’ first foray into premium series. “Making a series for a digital platform with a theme like this is completely new to me and certainly a challenge I was keen to undertake. As an artist, I cannot stress more how impactful and heartwarming it is to come across a platform and partner like Viu who is committed to developing local talent and creators and provide them opportunities to create premium shows at international scale. Thrilled to work with Viu family and thank you for the opportunity. My team and I have enjoyed making Rewrite and confident that Viu global audience will be thoroughly entertained this Ramadan.” said Fajar.
A first for the streaming platform in Indonesia, Viu will launch all episodes of REWRITE simultaneously, each episode will be 45 minutes, giving audiences the opportunity to enjoy the entire series immediately and exclusively, on Viu starting 15 May 2019.
“We are so thrilled to announce REWRITE’s global launch this Ramadan on Viu. Rewrite has a lot to offer as it is a universal story about love and second chances. At Viu we believe in the power of stories that are produced with an international appeal. We also believe in investing in local talent to give them a global platform. Having Fajar Nugros as the director of this show is a testament of our commitment. We are confident that the Viu-ers globally will resonate with Senja and Abi ” said Myra Suraryo, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Viu Indonesia.
REWRITE is sponsored by Levite, Samsung Galaxy A Series, Fitchips, and Wardah, REWRITE will be available exclusively on website www.viu.com or by downloading the Viu Android app from Google Play or Viu IOS from Apple App Store. All 13 episodes of REWRITE are airing on Viu starting 16 May 2019. Information about Original Viu series and other programs can be accessed via Viu Indonesia social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Viu Blog.
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