James Cosmo played Jeor Mormont of the Bear Island, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch and Jorah Mormont's father in the award-winning series.

Game of Thrones fame James Cosmo in Dhanush-Karthik Subbarajs next
Flix Kollywood Tuesday, September 03, 2019 - 12:40

The long-delayed Karthik Subbaraj’s gangster flick with Dhanush has got a new lease of life as Y Not Studios, producers of films like Vikram Vedha, Game Over and Super Over, has come forward to take over the reins of the project. Announced nearly a couple of years ago, the yet-untitled project will finally start rolling shortly and it will be entirely shot in the United Kingdom.

And now production house Y Not Studios took it to Twitter to announce the inclusion of Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo, who played Jeor Mormont in the seriesin the star cast. James Cosmo played Jeor Mormont of the Bear Island, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch and Jorah Mormont's father in the award-winning series.

The production house tweeted saying, "@MrJamesCosmo The legend behind many intricate roles in Hollywood is now to play a much-anticipated role in our latest @dhanushkraja - @karthiksubbaraj movie. Honoured to have you on board! #D40 #YNot18 @sash041075 @chakdyn @Music_Santhosh @onlynikil @RelianceEnt @APIfilms"

It may be noted, earlier the director Subbaraj had confirmed approaching Hollywood star Al Pacino for a crucial role in the film. As per the industry grapevine, the pre-production work was completed a long time ago but the project couldn’t take off as the makers couldn’t get Pacino’s dates when they approached him for the first time. Therefore, the project was put on the back-burner and both Dhanush and Subbaraj moved on to their other commitments.

According to sources, Dhanush who had completed dubbing for Enai Noki Paayum Thota which is hitting the screens this week, will be joinign the sets of Karthik Subbaraj’s film this week and the movie will be shot in a single schedule. Reports say that Dhanush plays an Indian gangster in the film and he will be clashing against a gangster from Europe.     

The makers have roped in Aishwarya Lekshmi as the leading lady and she’s thrilled to be a part of this prestigious project. This will be Aishwarya’s second Tamil out as she is already a part of filmmaker Sundar C's upcoming project Action starring Vishal and is in the post-production stage.The rest of the cast will be officially announced in due course. Santhosh Narayanan has been roped in to compose music while Shreyaas Krishna will crank the camera.

(Content provided by Digital Native)

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