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K Sera Sera in talks with Jackie Chan on film project

MUMBAI: K Sera Sera has an ambitious plan of getting into a co-production movie venture with international superstar Jackie Chan.

In its business plan report (a copy of which is with indiantelevision.com), K Sera Sera has expressed intent to build a global audience play. Part of that drive will be to produce and distribute (in some territories) its first international project with Jackie Chan in the lead out of Hong Kong in early FY06.

K Sera Sera chief executive officer Kacon Sethi admits talks with Chan were initiated about four months back. "But that will take its own time. It is not our focus area of action now. We are right now committed to completing the movies for Sahara this year. We also want to pump up our television content business," she says.

K Sera Sera's second ambitious project is to produce a $20 million movie under the supervision of Ram Gopal Varma, stretching its funding sources. If turned into reality, it will be the costliest movie project in India.

"It is in the script development stage and will be in the thriller genre. We will have it in both English and Hindi languages," says Sethi.

Where will the funding for such a huge budget movie come from? "The project development is in place. It is a big item movie and can take over a year," says Sethi.

Sahara has already committed about Rs 300 million to K Sera Sera for producing 10 Hindi movies. The new venture will be outside the deal with Sahara.

For the ten movies, Sahara will have the satellite rights while K Sera Sera can exploit the theatrical business for a specified period. Varma will have a 50 per cent share of the profits with K Sera Sera.

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