R Madhavan is the latest Bollywood actor to join the Hollywood bandwagon with producer Simon West's horror remake of 1968 film Night of the Living Dead.
The 3D reboot, directed by Zebediah De Soto, is a
reimagining of George A Romero's hit black-and-white movie. It
revolves around a group of survivors fighting to stay alive
when a mysterious plague unleashes the undead on New York
Madhavan, 43, will join actors like Danielle Harris, Tom
Sizemore, Tony Todd, Alona Tal, Sarah Habel and Bill Moseley.
"It's a great introduction to American Cinema, working
with Simon West and his team. He's made and continues to make
some of the most exciting and thrilling films out of
Hollywood. I am honored to be working alongside him. I am also
thrilled to be in this 3D re-imagining of the cult-classic
Night of The Living Dead," Madhavan said a statement.
The film will be produced by Simon West Productions and
The Graphic Film Company in association with 2020
Entertainment and Indus Media and Entertainment.
"This movie represents a whole new way of visualizing the
classic zombie genre. It has a fresh and exciting style that
sets it apart from all other horror films seen up until now,"
said West, who has produced action hits Lara Croft: Tomb
Raider, Con Air and Black Hawk Down.