MUMBAI: Simon West Productions, and the Graphic Film
Company, in association with 2020 Entertainment and
Indus Media and Entertainment, have set Bollywood actor
R Madhavan to star in the classic movie's remake Night
of the living dead: Origins 3D. Madhavan was previously
seen in the movies 3 Idiots and Tanu Weds Manu.
Zevbediah De Soto has directed and co-written the movie.
Warren Davis II and David Reuben Schwartz will be writing
it along with De Soto. The film will also star Tony
Todd, Tom Sizemore, Danielle Harris, Sarah Habel, Sydney
Poitier, Bill Mosley and Joseph Pilato.
West, Jib Polhemus, Gus Malliarodakis and Matty Mangone-Miranda
of the Graphic Film Company, Paresh Ghelani of 2020
Entertainment, and Naveen Chathappuram and Charles Leslie
of Indus Media and Entertainment are producing. Meyers
Media Group is handling all international rights.
In this movie, a group of survivors enclose themselves
in a room when a zombie plague attacks New York City.
It's being shot in a CG setting using stereoscopic 3D.
Producer and CEO of 2020 Entertainment, Paresh Ghelani,
says, "It's great to help introduce American audiences
to what the many fans of Bollywood films have known
for years. Madhavan is a huge dynamic talent."
Producer Simon West adds, "This movie represents
a whole new way of visualizing the classic zombie genre.
It has a fresh and exciting style that sets it apart
from all other horror films seen up until now."