Race 2 Movie To Hit The Theatres Next Year – New Casts Signed On Promising A Grand Feature
After the blockbuster success of Race, the 2008 action thriller, the director duo Abbas-Mustan has announced a sequel to the original movie. The new sequel is titled as Race 2 and is about to hit the theatres next year in 2012, 30th November. Race 2 would be produced by the same producers Ramesh and Kumar .S Taurani who have promised to bring a bigger and a much better feature with the new release looking at the rising expectations of the fans from the upcoming release.
Race 2 would comprise of a huge cast much like the previous film. The starring includes a few names from the earlier flick while the major potion of the film would have new additions.
Among the existing actors the directors have retained Saif Ali Khan (as Ranvir Singh) and Anil Kapoor (as the Inspector Robert). Bipasha Basu (Sonia) is also there but would be featured only as a special appearance.
Among the new stars, Race 2 has signed on John Abraham (Chotu) who would be playing the antagonist in the film. Besides, the film includes some of the promising Bollywood hotties like Deepika Padukone, Amisha Patel and the latest sensation Jacqueline Fernandez.
Deepika is paired opposite Khan while Jacqueline is supposed to sizzle opposite Abraham. Padukone’s role was earlier offered to Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra but it’s the leggy Mangalorian who bagged the role finally.
Similarly, Jacqueline’s part was previously thought for Sonakshi Sinha and Zarine Khan but ultimately it was the gorgeous Sri Lankan damsel who was signed on.
Both Deepika and Jacqueline are declared to have a significant hold in the Race sequel. Deepika especially has been rumored to have some bold appearances in film. She would also be donning some trendy short and ultra-glam outfits for which she has been asked to lose a considerable weight. The actress is reported to taking pilates session for getting in the desired shape.
There’s no news about Anil Kapoor’s pairing which was earlier supposed to be donned by Chitrangada Singh but she was dropped out citing no specific reasons.
Shiraz Ahmed has been roped in to do the screenplay and story of Race 2. The cinematography of the new film would be handled by Ravi Yadav and Pritam is in charge of the film’s music much like the earlier release. The film would be edited by Hussain Burmawala and the distributors here are Tips Music Films and UTV Motion Pictures.
The shooting of Race2 has already started in Mumbai from 5th of November, 2011.