This Chiyaan Vikram film remade in Hollywood? Official clarification from producer!
Producer Shibu Thameens has produced notable films in Tamil cinema including Thalapathy Vijay's Puli, Chiyaan Vikram's Iru Mugan and Saamy Square, Dileep's Jack & Daniel, etc. Having said that, Thameens Films has now made an important clarification stating that the production house has not sold the remake rights of Chiyaan Vikram's Iru Mugan in any language. This clarification comes after the confusions and comparisons that were made between Iru Mugan and Jamie Foxx's Hollywood Netflix film, Project Power. The fans and a certain section of social media users cited a few similarities between Iru Mugan and Project Power and people doubted if the remake rights have been sold.
However, Thameens Films have officially denied such rumours. The official tweet of Thameens Films read, "We haven’t sold the remake rights to any Global/Regional languages of #ChiyaanVikram’s #IRUMUGAN produced by @shibuthameens directed by @anandshank. Hope this will clear the social media confusions & comparisons with @iamjamiefoxx #ProjectPower by @netflix @NetflixIndia".
Iru Mugan was an intense action drama that featured Chiyaan Vikram in dual roles, as Akhilan Vinod - a suspended RAW Agent, and Love - a criminal scientist. Vikram's performance in the film received positive reviews from the fans. Apart from Vikram, the film also starred Nayanthara, Nithya Menen, Nassar, Thambi Ramaiah, Karunakaran, Riythvika in important roles. Directed by Anand Shankar, the film had music scored by Harris Jayaraj.
The film was a box office success, thanks to the good hype that the film had during the time of its release. Harris Jayaraj's songs were also very popular, especially 'Halena' turning out to be a chartbuster number. The filmwas appreciated for its fast paced screenplay, great performances, and high octane stunt sequences.
Talking about Project Power, it is an upcoming English action thriller starring Oscar Award winning Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon - Levitt, Dominique Fishback, Machine Gun Kelly, Amy Landecker, Allen Maldonado, Casey Neistat and others. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, Project Power is scheduled to release on August 14 on Netflix. For now, check out the clarification tweet of Thameens Films below:
We haven’t sold the remake rights to any Global/Regional languages of #ChiyaanVikram’s #IRUMUGAN produced by @shibuthameens
directed by @anandshank. Hope this will clear the social media confusions & comparisons with @iamjamiefoxx #ProjectPower by @netflix @NetflixIndia— Thameens Films (@ThameensFilms) August 10, 2020
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