Syamsul Yusof sues man who uploaded ‘Munafik 2’ online

Skop Productions managing director Datuk Yusof Haslam, accompanied by director Syamsul Yusof,  have taken legal action against the party who uploaded Munafik 2 online on Sept 19.

At a press conference today (Oct 12), the duo claimed that Muhammad Izwan Shah Kamal Shah, who goes by the handle Sasuke Kun, uploaded the horror flick – which is still showing in Malaysian cinemas, as well as overseas including Indonesia – on his Facebook and Instagram accounts. Muhammad Izwan’s post was then shared by other users.

After lodging a complaint with the police and relevant authorities for further investigation, the production house got the go ahead to file a civil suit and a motion for injunction against the said party.

Munafik 2 was released at cinemas nationwide on Aug 29, and it went to break all kinds of records – earning RM21.6mil in four days, and RM40mil in 17 days – to become the No. 1 local film of all time.

The sequel was made with a budget of RM2.9mil. The first film, which was released in 2016, raked in RM17.04mil at the Malaysian box office.

Entertainment – Star2.com

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