Chennai: It is a known fact that actor Dhanush will join hands with director Karthik Subbaraj for his next film. According to sources, major portion of the shooting will take place in New York.
The latest buzz is that legendary Hollywood actor Al Pacino has been tapped to play an important role in the film.
In fact, the makers of the untitled film wanted to cast Morgan Freeman in the role but things didn’t fall in place. So now the makers have knocked on the door of Al Pacino and is at present discussing the project and other details, said reports.
If the rumors come true, it will be a big boost for the regional cinema.
It is worth mentioning that director Shankar had tried to rope in the Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger to play the main antagonist in his upcoming movie Enthiran 2, starring Rajinikanth. However, the director had to drop the idea due to various reasons.
In fact, Dhanush himself is all set to make his debut in Hollywood with a big-ticket film, which will have actors like Uma Thurman and Alexandra Daddario in the lead roles. The actor earlier this year announced that he plays the titular role in the film titled “The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard”, under the direction of Iranian-French filmmaker Marjane Satrapi.
Dhanush’s home production Wunderbar Films, meanwhile, is tipped to bankroll the actor’s first film with Karthik, who has super hit films like Pizza and Jigarthanda to his credit. A formal announcement of the project, including cast and crew, is expected to be made soon.
Currently, Dhanush is shooting for Enai Nokki Paayum Thotta, which is directed by Gautham Menon. After wrapping up his schedule for the film, he will start shooting for Karthik’s new directorial venture, which is expected to happen early next year.