PPC to produce Hollywood's 'Tree of Life'

MUMBAI: After several months of active discussions with producer Donald Rosenfeld and director Terrence Malick, Percept Picture Company (PPC) has been able to close a participation in the Hollywood production titled Tree of Life.

As part of the deal, PPC and Sahara One Motion Pictures will finance the film partly and be associated with it. This would be an extension of Sahara One Motion Pictures into mainstream Hollywood movies. PPC would be the executive producer of the film.

The film features Collin Farrel and two major Hollywood stars in lead roles. Terrence Malick will also script the film and Emmanual Lubezki is the proposed director of photography.

The portion of the film to be shot in India will be done by PPC. The pre-production is slated to commence in January 2006 and expected to release some time in 2008.

Making the announcement, Rosenfeld said, "We are thrilled to be in business with Sahara One Motion Pictures and Percept Picture Company and we look forward to many more great collaborations in the future, both in India and USA."

The New World, a new interpretation of the Ponchantas/John Smith story, which is scheduled for release in November 2005 is directed by Terrence Mallik, starring Colin Farrel.

PPC's forthcoming projects includes Hanuman (October 2005 release), Sacred Evil (November 2005 release), Mother Teresa (November 2005 release), Pyaar Mein Twist (September 2005 release), The Truck of Dreams (September 2005 release), Malamaal Weekly (under production), Home Delivery (under production).

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