Simula sa September 2021, exclusive na mapapanood sa HBO Go ng HBO Asia ang remastered version ng On The Job.
Ito ang big announcement ng WarnerMedia ngayong Miyerkules ng umaga, Hulyo 28.
Ang On The Job ang 2013 critically acclaimed movie ni Erik Matti.
May sequel itong On The Job: The Missing 8, na kasali sa competition sa 78th Venice International Film Festival, na magaganap sa September 1 to 11, 2021.
Eksklusibong ipalalabas din ang On The Job: Missing 8 bilang six-part series sa HBO GO simula Setyembre.
Ito ang opisyal na pahayag ng HBO Asia tungkol sa global premiere ng pelikula ni Matti:
"The engrossing six-part hour-long crime thriller series will premiere globally and exclusively on HBO GO in September.
"Inspired by true events, select episodes from the series will play in Competition at the prestigious 78th Venice Film Festival as On The Job: The Missing 8 in September.
"It is the only film from Asia out of the 21 international films in Competition at this year’s Venezia 78.
"The series centres around crime syndicates that temporarily release contracted prison inmates to carry out political assassinations for those in power, except that the crime syndicates are run by politicians.
"The series also puts a spotlight on the real-world predicament concerning fake news and how easily truth can be manufactured and disseminated to the public in today's age of information."
Kaya umabot ng tig-isang oras ang six-part series sa HBO Go ay dahil may never-before-seen content tungkol sa pelikulang pinangungunahan ni Dennis Trillo.
"Conceived and directed by Erik Matti, the series in English and Filipino is filmed in the Philippines and stars Joel Torre, John Arcilla, Piolo Pascual, Dennis Trillo, Gerald Anderson, Joey Marquez, Dante Rivero, Christopher De Leon and Lotlot De Leon.
"While the first two episodes of the series were shown as a film as part of the Director’s Fortnight at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it received a standing ovation, the episodes on HBO GO are remastered and include never-before-seen and exclusive content.
"Produced by Reality MM Studios and Globe Studios, ON THE JOB is written by Michiko Yamamoto and Erik Matti and executive produced by Ronald 'Dondon' Monteverde, Erik Matti, Joe Caliro and Quark Henares."