Malang duo Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur to star in the Hindi remake of The Night Manager
Earlier last year in September, reports had surfaced that the WAR star, Hrithik Roshan will be making his OTT debut with the Hindi adaptation of the British series The Night Manager. But now, new reports state that the Malang duo Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur will be headlining the remake on Disney+ Hotstar. Hrithik Roshan was said to be offered Rs. 75 crore for the series but he back out of the project. Later, Manoj Bajpayee who was also to star in the series quit the remake due to the unavailability of his dates. Now the makers are said to have brought Malang stars, Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor on board for The Night Manager.
As per the recent reports, Aditya and Anil will play the lead roles in The Night Manager Hindi remake. Aditya will be seen playing the character of Jonathan Pine which was portrayed by Tom Hiddleston in the original 2016 series. Anil, on the other hand, will be seen portraying Hugh Laurie’s role of an arms dealer.
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Sandip Modi will be directing the six-part spy series which is being produced by Preity Zinta in association with Banijay Asia.
Meanwhile, talking about The Night Manager, the British series was directed by Susanne Bier which starred Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, David Harewood, Tom Hollander, and Elizabeth Debicki in pivotal roles. The series was originally released on BBC One on February 21, 2016.