After finishing their five cities tour, JKT48 is ready to give another surprise by producing a film in contract with Maxima Pictures. On 6th July, Maxima Pictures and Dentsu Indonesia had officially signed the contract of the film with the temporary title [JKT48 The Movie].
"We (Dentsu Indonesia) already had our plan. From the beginning of developing JKT48, we planned to make a movie on their third year. But, after 10 months of operating, the proposal had already came in. That's amazing for us." said Rudi Mulyadi, the Head of Dentsu Indonesia, when asked in JKT48 theatre.
Since last year, Ody Mulya Hidayat and Awi Suryadi, producer and the film maker, with Kasandra, scenario writer, and Gopta Chandra, JKT48's management, had already started to prepare the ideas and the concept of [JKT48 The Movie].
Because every member is unique even in their show on stage, making only 1 film for JKT48 is not enough. Ody had the idea to make a trilogy of [JKT48 The Movie]. "According to our plan, [JKT48 The Movie] will be made as a trilogy." Ody said as the Producer of Maxima Pictures, when asked about the movie telling about JKT48's journey in fX Lifestyle Center, Senayan, Jakarta, Sunday, 7 July 2013.
Ody will make 3 different stories in 3 different movie because their potential and their appeal are amazing. "Their potential is amazing." Ody said proudly. Whatever the personnel said, JKT48's story will be opened up. JKT48's journey will be visualised in [JKT48 The Movie]. "We will explore everything about JKT48 to make the fans happy." said Ody.
According to the plan, this film will also be sold in neighbouring countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Hongkong, Taiwan & China.