Akshay Kumar signs a three film deal with Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Hope
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has signed a three-film deal with Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Hope. Yes, and the Khiladi will be working as a leading man in all the three movies that will be jointly produced by them. The first film to be made under the collaboration is ‘Mission Mangal’ with filmmaker R Balki. This is Akshay’s second collaboration with Balki after ‘Padman’. The film is all set to go on floors in mid November and will be directed by Jagan Shakti.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted,
IT'S OFFICIAL… Fox Star Studios and Akshay Kumar’s Cape of Good Films to partner for three films… All will star Akshay Kumar in the lead… First to start is space film #MissionMangal in collaboration with R Balki and directed by Jagan Shakti… Shooting starts mid-Nov 2018. pic.twitter.com/NeNp7XNdcl
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 5, 2018
Commenting on this association, Akshay says, “I am delighted to find a new creative partner in Fox Star Studios and am looking forward to creating a collaboration that will deliver a meaningful and entertaining cinematic experience. With our combined energies, we hope to create content that not only excites but also empowers.”
Vijay Singh, chief executive officer of Fox Star Studios added, “With ‘Jolly LLB 2’, Fox Star Studios and Akshay Kumar delivered one of the biggest hits of 2017. It gives me great pleasure to take our association with Akshay further with this three-film partnership with Cape Of Good Films. Akshay is one of the most successful actors, who has a fantastic understanding of scripts and changing audience preferences. We are looking forward to an unprecedented collaboration with the National Award winning actor.”
Expressing his excitement on the partnership, Amar Butala, chief acquisition officer, Fox Star Studios, said that they had envisaged this partnership since a long time and they are happy to see it fructify today and also look forward to creating powerful and compelling stories together.