On July 21, it was announced that Tenet's release date has been postponed once again. Other Hollywood films might follow suit; some films' release dates have already been moved to next year.
Currently, Korean zombie flick Train To Busan: Peninsula is sitting at the top of the Malaysian box office, with no real competition anytime soon in sight.
So, if you are wondering what else to watch on the big screen in the near future why not check out these Malaysian films.
Here are a few local titles scheduled to start showing at cinemas from August to December, as shared by National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) under its Wajib Tayang Scheme.
Roh (Aug 6) – Directed by Emir Ezwan, this horror flick revolves around a family whose life is turned upside down when a little girl tells them a frightening message.
Mimaland (Sept 24) – Synopsis unavailable
In My Heart (Sept 24) – A Mandarin film starring Charles Tu and Teng Yuan. Falling under the romance genre, In My Heart tells of Ah Lee who gives up his love for music after a family tragedy. But soon he meets a girl, and music reenters his life once again.
Takut Ke Tak (Oct 29) – Revolves around a group of university students who get together to make a horror film at a haunted house. They want to prove that not all horror films should have cliches. Unfortunately, the ghosts want to be part of their film too! This comedy horror stars Nabil Aqil, Arwind Kumar and Fabian Loo.
Rumah Cikgu Salina (Nov 5) – A horror flick starring Mona Allen, Pekin Ibrahim and Indonesian actress, Dewi Amanda. It tells of Cikgu Salina who starts to experience strange goings-on at her home, scaring the daylights of the children living there.
Poochandi (Nov 12) – A Tamil suspense thriller which centres on journalist Murugan from India, who collects paranormal stories for his magazine. He arrives in Malaysia seeking these supernatural tales. Starring Tinesh Sarathi Krishnan, Hamsni Perumal and Indian actor Mirchi Ramana.
Tuaj Tuaj (Nov 19) – Synopsis unavailable
Kenderaan Berat Ikut Kiri (Nov 26) – A romantic comedy starring Syafie Naswip and Sweet Qisimina. Details the start of a relationship between Adam and Lisa, that gets complicated when a human trafficker comes into the picture.
Masuk Jawi (Dec 3) – One boy creates chaos at his kampung when he refuses to be circumcised. Starring Zainol Ismail and Badrul Munir.
Craze Below The Wind (Dec 3) – A movie centring on Ah Long, who is forced into an illegal business in order to save his sister. Shot in Sabah, this film also raises the issue of wildlife conservation.