UK actor Andrew Howard, who starred in Netflix’s Oscar-winning short Two Distant Strangers and whose credits include Hatfields And McCoys and Tenet, will star opposite Indonesian actor Putri Ayudya in Bali-set drama Kupu Kupu.
Indonesia-based UK filmmaker Martin East is making his feature directorial debut from a screenplay he co-wrote with Nona Ica. East was an actor whos credits included Titanic and EastEnders before he became a music producer.
Production on the privately- backed project is scheduled to start on September 20 in Bali and Java.
The story centres is abuot a maid who reluctantly joins her needy boss on a road trip from Bali to Java.
Adel Nur of Los Angeles-based company Atomik Content, whose credits include Mickey Rourke supernatural thriller Warhunt, is producing and Gary Fell and Bo Holmgreen serve as executive producers.