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'Monsoon Wedding's' Mira Nair to Helm 'Bengali Detective' (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Indian director Mira Nair has come on board to direct crime drama “Bengali Detective” for Fox Searchlight. Scott Free and Michael Costigan are producing and Sabrina Dhawan is writing the script. Nair teamed with Dhawan on 2001′s “Monsoon Wedding.” “Bengali Detective” is based on the documentary directed by Phil Cox, which screened in 2011 at... 7 years 11 weeks ago via brucelee

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Posted April 24th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

We begin in 2011 in Lahore. At an outdoor café a Pakistani man named Changez (Riz Ahmed) tells Bobby (Liev Schreiber), an American journalist, about his experiences in the United States. Roll back ten years, and we find a younger Changez fresh from Princeton, seeking fortune and glory on Wall Street.


Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist Poster

movieweb.com – Cine Mosaic has debuted a new poster for Mira Nair's thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist. This new one-sheet features Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Kate Hudson and Om Puri. Take a look.In 2010, as student demonstrations rage in Lahore, a young Pakistani professor Changez Khan (Riz Ahmed) is interviewed by American journalist Bobby Lincoln (Liev Schreiber). 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Toronto: IFC Acquires Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundmantalist'

deadline.com – IFC Films announced today from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival that the company is acquiring all North American rights to director Mira Nair’s THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST starring Liev Schreiber, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, and Riz Ahmed in the title roles. Based on the best-selling novel of the same title by Mohsin Hamid, THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST tells the story of a young Pakistani man (Ahmed) whose pursuit of corporate success on Wall Street leads him on a strange path back to the world he had left behind. 8 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Paranormal' thesp joins 'Fundmantalist' cast

variety.com – Chris Smith joins Ahmed, Hudson, Schreiber, Sutherland in pic -- Chris Smith, the lead actor in "Paranormal Activity 3," has come on board for Mira Nair's feature "The Reluctant Fundmantalist" opposite Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber and Kiefer Sutherland. 9 years 3 days ago via jetli
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