Mumbai: Rule #1, a co-production between STAR, MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, Scorpio East Pictures, Dream Movie Entertainment and Boku Films, came up victorious at the 12th Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival’s Award Ceremony on 25th July with lead actors Shawn Yue and Ekin Cheng winning the Best Actor Award.
The feature film is being distributed internationally by STAR and has already been sold in a number of diverse territories including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Mexico and Romania. It is also slated to make its theatrical debut in Hong Kong later this summer.
STAR syndication and distribution vice president Yvonne Chuang commented, "Rule #1 has had a wonderful reception from audiences across the world and it’s gratifying to see Shawn and Ekin rewarded for their fantastic work in the film. This kind of acclaim gives Rule #1 a springboard for even greater exposure, and we look forward to taking the film to more audiences across the globe."
The movie is written and directed by Singapore filmmaker Kelvin Tong. The film tells the shocking and twisted tale of veteran cop Wong (Cheng) and rookie Lee (Yue) as they plunge head first into a series of spooky investigations.