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Hollywood filmmaker Paul Schrader to move to Bollywood

MUMBAI: The noted Hollywood filmmaker Paul Schrader, writer of classics Taxi Driver and Raging Bull, is shifting to Mumbai and has agreed to write and direct the Bollywood action movie Extreme City.



Incidentally, Bollywood director Anubhav Sinha (Dus and Cash fame) has roped in Schrader, where Sinha is donning the hat of a producer.



The director of American Gigolo and The Walker, Schrader feels the US film market has become barren. "I take a good look around and what I see is a barren, barren place," he said. "In terms of the financial community, in terms of audiences, in terms of distribution. It‘s cold out there."






Extreme City will have dialogues in Hindi and English. It tells the story of an American who travels to India to resolve a kidnapping incident for his father-in-law, only to get caught up in gangster business.



Though the film will feature musical numbers, it will not be a Bollywood masala movie.


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