Watching South Indian movies on matinee television may not be your thing. Unless of course, Al Pacino pops out of nowhere on the screen.
After Pierce Brosnan’s Pan Bahar gig and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s turn up at the music launch of Tamil movie, Ai, no idea seems far-fetched anymore – not even Al Pacino starring in a Kollywood movie. Yes, you read that right. Hollywood Legend Al Pacino has been approached for a Tamil movie by one of the most sought after directors of Kollywood, Karthik Subbaraj. The movie will star Dhanush in the lead.
The makers had initially wanted Morgan Freeman to play the role, but approached Al Pacino after the first option fell through. Here are the updates according to a source as quoted by the TOI:
"The makers of the film wanted a Hollywood actor. They have approached Al Pacino to play the part, and are negotiating the dates and other details. We are yet to know if he will be finalised — guess a formal announcement will be made soon. Also, a major portion of the film will be shot in the US, so they can get the Hollywood star to shoot there itself,"
Now, if this is a dream, there’s only one way to wake Dhanush up…