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Varun Dhawan to star in Indian spin-off of Russo Brothers' Amazon 'Castle' series

The Russo brothers have found their star for the Indian version of the mega-budget action spy series Citadel . Russos Tuesday It was revealed that Bollywood star Varun Dhawan will lead an Amazon Prime Video India series produced by AGBO.

The as-yet-untitled Indian project is set in Russo’s “Citadel Universe,” a sprawling franchise that spans multiple countries, all These all build up an interconnected storyline. The core American part of the franchise is

and has reportedly become one of the most expensive TV shows of all time. Part of the Bollywood series that will be in production at will be by renowned creator duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK (known as Raj & DK) directed.

Dhawan is a scion of a Bollywood film-making dynasty (his father is veteran director David Dhawan), whose credits include Dilwale , Dishoom, Badlapur, October

, and most recently hit family comedy Jugjugg Jeeyo . Citadel project will be his first anchor series.

Citadel Universe is one of our most exciting projects and working with the Russell Brothers AGBO is truly one Exciting opportunity,” said Aparna Purohit, Head of Originals, Prime India Video. “We are very proud of Varun making his streaming debut and headlining a Prime Video series. “

The Russo Brothers are best known for their directorial work on Marvel blockbusters in the 2022 common Founded AGBO. Banner credits include Netflix action flicks Extraction and The Gray Man, as well as this year’s Hit indie film Everything Everywhere All Once.

As mentioned, Richard Madden (Bodyguard ) and Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Quantico) will star in the premiere episode of Citadel The Universe, from AGBO and David Weil (Hunters), will premiere on . The series will also feature Stanley Tucci ( The Hunger Gamesaga ). Other local language Citadel titles are also in the works, including Italian original series starring Matilda De Angelis (The Undoing).

added Raj & DK in a statement: “We work very hard with the other International team brings a unique interwoven universe to our viewers. ”

Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s D2R Films will also serve as Executive Producers. The series is produced by D2R Films and Amazon Studios, AGBO’s Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot, Scott Nemes and Weil oversee production on the Indian Original and all series in the global Citadel universe. Josh Applebaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg serve as executive producers on Midnight Radio, the untitled Indian Original and the global Citadel All series in the universe.




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