John Abraham, Arjun Rampal in Hollywoods American EmpireMarch 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 8 (ANI): Hollywood production American Empire will have three-four Bollywood stars, according to reports.
Filmfare nominated John Abraham (Dhoom), Filmfare winner Arjun Rampal (Rock On!!), and Ashmit Patel (Banaras) are reportedly starring in it and BAFTA nominated Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) is rumored to be in its cast.
Directed by Andy Armstrong (Planet of the Apes), written by Kevin D. Ward, cinematography by Joao Fernandes (Conversations with God), and produced by Edge Filmworks, it is slated to be released on February three next. Its tagline is: “Betrayal is a contact sport…” Its other cast includes Nina Dobrev (Merry Madagascar), MTV nominated Shannyn Sossamon (A Knight’s Tale), and Leslie Mann (Knocked Up). Filming locations of this “R” rated dark comedy are Tampa and Ybor City, both in Florida (USA).
Its story revolves around underworld, politics, crime, and stealing, reports suggest.
Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed has welcomed this teaming-up of Hollywood and Bollywood and hopes that these collaborations would become more commonplace in the future. (ANI)
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