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KRU Studios is a Malaysian media and entertainment company. Founded in 1992 by brothers Norman Abdul Halim, Yusry Abdul Halim and Edry Abdul Halim, members of the popular Malaysian music group KRU, KRU Studios has since diversified and now provides a range of services related to the media and entertainment industry, specialising in both production and distribution capabilities.
With offices and representatives in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and the United States, KRU Studios’ new 15-acre (61,000 m2) production and post production facilities, which also includes backlots, was opened in July 2010.
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KRU Studios has produced a number of Malay language feature films such as Cicak-Man, Duyung, Cicakman 2 – Planet Hitam, Jin Notti, My Spy, Magika, and Karak. In June 2008, the company funded and co-produced an English language Hollywood film, Deadline featuring Brittany Murphy for global distribution.
In March 2011, KRU Studios released its action adventure feature film Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa. The film, internationally known as The Malay Chronicles: Bloodlines, was licensed to more than 70 countries, making it the most widely sold Malaysian film globally.