Earlier this year Arclight Films released the first look of “Hotel Mumbai“, a fact-based thriller about the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks starring Dev. The movie is expected to be released later this year, likely it will be released as festival platform or awards season release.
Variety is reporting that the film got its first promo screenings during the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in February.
The film, which is a co-production between Thunder Road, Electric Pictures and Cyan Films, has already secured a release in Australia through Icon Film Distribution. The Weinstein Company, which has picked up six Oscar nominations or “Lion,” also has “Hotel Mumbai” in North America and the U.K.
Aside from Patel, who picks up an exec production credit, the cast also includes Armie Hammer, India’s Anupam Kher (“Bend it Like Beckham,” “Silver Linings Playbook”,) Jason Isaacs (“Harry Potter”,) and Nazanin Boniadi (“Homeland,” “Iron-Man”.)
Partner organizations include Screen Australia, Xeitgeist Entertainment Group, Ingenious Media and the South Australia Film Corporation.