Orion partners Warner for Wedding Crashers’ remake

Mumbai: Orion Pictures will be partnering Warner Bros Pictures India to remake the Hollywood blockbuster Wedding Crashers.

The two are in talks with two big actors to play the lead in this remake.

Orion Pictures’ Mukesh Talreja said, "I have seen Wedding Crashers and I think it is a great property that would certainly lend itself to a Bollywood remake and I am very happy that we will be doing this in the right way in association with Warner Brothers."

Warner Brothers India’s Blaise Fernandes said, "Yes, we are talking to Orion Pictures on the possibilities of re making Wedding Crashers in India. Orion has shown keen interest in this project and they (Orion) have lined up some of the best talent for this project. Both WB and Orion will come back to you on this project the moment we have finalized the details."

Warner Brothers will also take legal action with any party who plans to remake this film in concept or as a remake. A trade warning in this respect about the remake rights of the film being with Warner brothers will be sent out.

Wedding Crashers starred Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher and Jane Seymour. It was directed by David Dobkin.

Orion Pictures is currently nearing completion of Chandni Chowk to China in association with Ramesh Sippy Entertainment, which is presented by Warner Brothers. The film stars Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone.

The other films that Orion will be starting this year include their animation project tentatively titled Ab Dilli Door Nahi and Milap Milan Zaveri’s Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai.

Directors like Nikhil Advani, Vikramiditya Motwane and Shivam Nair will also be making films for the banner.

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