Orion Pictures produce remake of Wedding Crashers with Warner Bros
Mukesh Talreja and Nikhil Advani of Orion Pictures Private Limited are in talks with Warner Brothers to remake the Hollywood blockbuster Wedding Crashers. The company is in talks with two big actors to play the lead in this remake.
Speaking on the decision to make Wedding Crashers, Mukesh Talreja, Orion Pictures 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.”
Commenting on the same, Blaise Fernandes of Warner brothers India 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”.
Sources indicate that, “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.”
Orion Pictures at the moment, have the prestigious Chandni Chowk to China in association with Ramesh Sippy Entertainment, which is presented by Warner Brothers near completion. The film stars Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone. The other films that they will be starting this year include their big animation project tentatively titled Ab Dilli Door Nahi, Milap Milan Zaveri's Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai! The other three films form an interesting package, which we intend to make public soon, and shall go on floors in the next few months. This would include a film to be directed by Nikhil Advani, Vikramaditya Motwane, Shivam Nair