Akshay Kumar in place of Arnold, ‘Enthiran 2′ titled ‘2.0’
Wednesday (December 16) was a day of lot of developments as far as the sequel to ‘Enthiran’ is concerned.
Hours after the movie hit the floors in Chennai, it was revealed that its title is ‘2.0’. Also, it has emerged that popular Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has beeen roped in for a key role (apparently replacing Arnold).
“The producer of this film Lyca productions were planning a grand launch for the film, but due to the recent chennai floods, the film makers decided to start the shoot in extremely simple manner,” said a statement.
“Superstar Rajinikanth and the lead lady Amy Jackson were shooting for the film when Mr. Akshay Kumar who is doing the equally important role in the film and Chairman of Lyca Group Mr. Subas Karan, Oscar Award Music Director AR Rahman and other joined the crew consisting of cinematographer Nirav Shah, Art Director Muthuraj, VFX Supervisor Srinvas Mohan at the first day shoot,” it said.
Ace dialogue writer Jeyamohan is paring up with Shankar for the first time. Editing will be by Antony while Oscar Award winner Rasool Pookutty will be handling the Sound Designing.
The movie is being shot in 3D made with top techinicians from all over the globe making it a complete world class film. Legacy Effects from USA, the world No.1 Animatronics company who worked on movies like ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Iron Man’, ‘Avengers’ has been signed in for ‘2.0’.
Special costumes are being designed by Mary.E.Vogt (Quantm Effects) who has done famous costumes for ‘Tron’, ‘Watchman’.
This team also consists of Transformers fame action director Kenny Bates, VFX are handled by ‘Life of Pi’ fame John Huges, Walt from Taufilms.