Hollywood"s No.1 production group 20th Fox Century has made its way into Tamil film industry and will be producing films in collaboration with A.R. Murugadoss Productions. The official announcement about the entry of Fox Star Studios was held recently at Hotel Park Sheraton in Chennai.
Mr. Sanford Panitch, Head of Fox International Production. Dr. Vijay Singh, Head of India Operations Fox Star Studios and A.R. Murugadoss were present at the pressmeet.
Turning lights on Tamil film industry, Dr. Vijay Singh said, “We have been releasing some of the finest Hollywood films in India that includes Avatar, Knight and Day, A-Team and many more. We were privileged joining hands with Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan in My Name is Khan. In fact, the film spanned a big collection of Rs. 208 Crores. Now, our focus is all about accomplishing in Tamil film industry as we find some of the biggest talents over here…."
Mr. Sanford Panitch expressed his words of praises for A.R. Murugadoss saying, “We were indeed on the pursuit of a perfect guide and came across A.R. Murugadoss. This multi-faceted personality has marked success as a filmmaker, screenwriter in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu industry."
A.R. Murugadoss said, “It makes me elated on pars more responsible as I have sustained these Hollywood producers in Kollywood. With the entry of Fox Star Studios, our Tamil films will get dubbed in various foreign languages and will be screened in USA with English subtitles. Sometimes, there are chances of our films getting remade in foreign film industries as Fox Studios have more than 40 branches across the globe."
When asked whether he would direct a Hollywood film, ARM enthusiastically added, “why not? it has been my dream. I have certain scripts that would savor the tastes of Hollywood audiences, something like wild creatures based thriller movie. But I"ll have to find a best technical team and then approach the producers…"
The film to be produced by 20th Fox Century will be directed by Murugadoss" long time associate Saravanan with Jai and Vimal in lead roles. Thamman will be scoring music and rest of the crew is yet to be finalized.
The other project produced under this big banner will be launched by next couple of months.