Irrfan Khan roped in for Tom Hanks-starrer 'Inferno'
Features Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | February 18, 2015 | 2:40 pm IST Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been roped in for yet another Hollywood project -- this time he will share screen space with Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in the upcoming mystery thriller film "Inferno". Apart from the 48-year-old, "Inferno", the third film in the franchise that launched with "The Da Vinci Code" in 2006 and continued with "Angels & Demons" in 2009 will also star French actor Omar Sy, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The film adaptation of Dan Brownâ€™s eponymous novel will witness Ron Howard returning to the director's chair, and Hanks will play the lead character Robert Langdon. In this latest instalment, Langdon finds himself in a hospital room in Venice as well as the target of a manhunt. With the help of Sienna, a nurse, and his knowledge of symbology, he will try to escape while they have to solve the most intricate riddle Langdon has ever faced. Irrfan will portray Provost, the head of a shadowy group that becomes involved with Langdon, while Sy will play the leader of a disease prevention team. After starring in Hollywood films like â€śA Mighty Heartâ€ť, â€śSlumdog Millionaireâ€ť, â€śThe Amazing Spider-Manâ€ť and â€śLife of Piâ€ť, Irrfan has been on a roll in the West. He will also be seen in the Hollywood science fiction adventure film â€śJurassic Worldâ€ť, which will hit theatres June 12. Meanwhile, â€śInfernoâ€ť has been slated to release Oct 14, 2016. IANS Tweet Follow @thenewsminute