Deepika Padukone set to make Hollywood comeback with cross-cultural romcom
Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone is returning to Hollywood with a cross-cultural romantic comedy, which is developed by STXfilms and TempleHill.
It is learnt that Deepika will also produce the film through her Ka Productions banner.
Speaking about Deepika featuring in the film, Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group, said as quoted by Deadline, "There is a reason Deepika is one of the biggest global stars to come from India. She is enormously talented with an infectious personality and her profile continues to grow as an international superstar."
"While she has been a phenomenal success in many Eros International films, we are thrilled to be building a romantic comedy with her and our friends at Temple Hill. We believe this project gives us the opportunity to tap into the spirit, voice, characters and vibrant settings of India and New York in ways that made Crazy Rich Asians feel so authentic and fresh."
Deepika, a massively popular actress in India, ventured into Hollywood in 2017 with xXx: Return of Xander Cage, starring opposite Vin Diesel.
"Ka Productions was founded with the aim to develop and produce purposeful content with global appeal. I’m thrilled to be partnering with STXfilms and Temple Hill Productions, who share Ka’s ambition and creative vision and look forward to bringing impactful and dynamic cross-cultural stories to the world," Deepika said on her new project, Deadline reported.
Currently the actress is busy shooting for Pathan which also stars Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
She will also feature in 83, Shakun Batra's untitled film, Mahabharata, Fighter et al.