Jakarta: Viu announced the premiere of its latest Indonesian Original Series SUNSHINE, a romantic drama that talks about the choices we make in life leading to true love. The story is unique take on the love life & choices that one makes and is a beautiful story that will be enjoyed by Indonesian audience. The series casts famous & leading Indonesian movie stars can be viewed and enjoyed by Viuers starting today!
“Viu is Indonesia’s favorite viewing destination and our commitment continues to be to provide an amazing quality of content to our growing audience of Viuers. We are also home to Indonesia’s creative community as a leading platform. Viu originals are enabling creativity of the creators directly to the Viuers. We are seeing success of this approach through the adoption & success of the high quality productions of Switch, The Publicist and Kenapa Harus Bule entertaining millions of viewers across Viu terriories, On our second anniversary in Indonesia, we bring our latest in Indonesia Original Series: SUNSHINE for our Viuers to enjoy” said Varun Mehta, Country Head of Viu.
“Our series are mindful of millennial tastes and these tastes are evolving with the amazing amount of Digital content that is being created in Indonesia, our teams have worked relentlessly to power the highest quality entertainment and experience that the Viu audience enjoys across all network conditions through our patented Video transcoding technology. An experience that Indonesia has come to love and expect from Viu. We are always being gauged on quality by our ever demanding Viuers and we are happy to exceed the expectations each time” added Myra Suraryo, Senior Vice President – Marketing at Viu Indonesia.
SUNSHINE is a romantic drama directed by Alyandra Pandjipoera, Langit (Dion Wiyoko), an executive at an advertising agency, and his past romantic encounters with four amazing women: Matahari (Laura Basuki), Bumi (Sheila Dara), Bintang (Rianti Cartwright), and Bulan (Jill Gladys). One of these women would become Langit’s true love and his son’s mother.
“SUNSHINE was produced like a motion picture, using film techniques and method, starting from its pre-production, production, until post-production process. And, with five main actors, the making of SUNSHINE, my first full-length series, an exceptional experience for myself and the whole cast & we are proud to be associated with Viu to get this series out to the Indonesian audience,” said Alyandra Pandjipoera.
Dion Wiyoko, the actor in the role of Langit commented when asked about his participation in the series, “SUNSHINE is different from any other films or series that I’ve played. My character, called Langit, is confronted by four different female characters and he treats each of them with a different emotional approach. This makes SUNSHINE very interesting.”
Sharing Dion’s enthusiasm, Laura Basuki, who plays the role of Matahari, adds, “SUNSHINE is different from other productions. Being part of this drama for Viu is a new experience for me, where I can better express my creativity, explore my character together with the director and other actors, and even give input to enhance the scene or story. It means a lot for an actress like me.”
Sponsored by Wardah and TEBS, Viu Original Series SUNSHINE consists of 13 episodes and is available exclusively on Viu application and website. SUNSHINE will premiere on 31 May 2018 and will be followed by episodes every week on Wednesday & Thursday.
For further information about SUNSHINE, please visit www.viu.com and Viu’s social handles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, www.dramabanget.com.