The latest news is that Suresh Gopi and Prithviraj will be acting together in a legal thriller written by A.K.Saajan. The movie will be directed by Shaji Kailas, who is expecting a hit, after many upsets in the last few years. The combination of Shaji Kailas and A.K.Saajan gave the needed hit for Suresh Gopi in his come back through 'Chinthamani Kolacase', which was also a legal thriller.
Salaam Bapu, the debut director 'Red Wine', a multi-starrer movie with Mohanlal, Fahad Fazil & Asif Ali, might be a happy man, even though his first project didn't do well at the box office. He has got Mammooty as hero in his second project 'Manglish', who will be seen in the role of a fisher man, after 'Amaram'. The heroine will be a foreigner, Carolyn Bekka. This humor oriented subject tells about the relationship between a foreign lady and a fisher man.
Abhirami ('Njangal Sandhushtaranu', 'Virumaandi' fame), who is settled in US after marriage, is ready to back to the field, after a gap of 10 years. She is acting in a lead role in 'Appotheciri', directed by Madhav Ramdas ('Melvilaasam' fame), having Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya and Asif Ali comes in lead roles. Hari Nair ('Baalyakaala Sakhi' fame) is the cinematographer.
It is a rare scenario that we hear the news of copying of scripts and royalty issues in hollywood movies. Tom Cruise and his last movie in 'MI' series, 'Mission Impossible : Ghost Protocol' is facing the similarallegations of screenplay theft from Thimothy Patrick, who has filed a case against Tom and the producers Paramount Picture, asking for a compensation of 6000 crores rupees. Thimothy has written the script for a movie 'Head On' and send it to William Mories, a hollywood film agent, in 1998. Though the movie has not happened, Mories has handed over the script to the producers of 'Ghost Protocol', without the writer's concern, which was known to him only after watching the movie.
Kunchacko Boban, Manoj K Jayan, Suraj Venjaramoodu and Jojo plays the role of cousins in hit maker Vysakh's next venture 'Cousins'. (Earlier, Lal Jose has planned to make a movie with the same title with Mohanlal and Prithviraj in lead roles, but didn't worked out). Sethu is the script writer. Vinod Illampally is the cinematographer.
Kavya Madhavan is ready to play Sandhya, the house wife, who was in the news for protesting against the cliff house strike recently. The movie 'Thantethallaatha Kaaranathaal', directed by Radhakrishnan Mangalath will be having script written by Krishna Poojappura. Vijay Babu, who did notabel roles in 'Philips & the Monkey Pen', Bicycle Thieves', Escape From Uganda' etc will be coming as Kavya's pair.