Dhanush going to Hollywood to play lead in a bigfilm with Uma Thurman
Dhanush going to Hollywood to play lead in a bigfilm with Uma Thurman : It Seems 2016 is going to be the best year for Indian stars in Hollywood !! It was Deepika Padukone who gave us the big news that she is going to star opposite Vin Diesel in xXx and now its Tamil star Dhanush, he has landed himself in a massive hollywood project.
The Shamitabh actor will be playing a lead role in Marjane Satrapi’s next movie along with Uma Thurman the Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill star. The other lead actress is Percy Jackson and the true Detective actor Alexandra Daddario. The film’s title is “The Extraordinary Journey Of A Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard”. It is based on a French best-seller book by the same name, written by Romain Puértolas.
According to available reports Dhanush will be playing the character of a conjurer called Aja, he will be from the Indian colony of artists, who has been sent to Paris on mission with a hidden agenda by his mother. The shooting will be held in India, Paris, Morocco and Italy.
Marjane Satrapi is best known for the big screen adaptation of her own popular graphic novel Persepolis. Her latest directorial venture was The Voices starring Ryan Reynolds.
On casting Dhanush for the lead role Satrapi told TOI, “As I was watching various Indian movies, Dhanush became the most obvious choice — his intelligence, his killer smile, his ability to enter fully into the skin of any character he played (and I can go on and on forever) made me confident that he was the one.”