Epic Pictures defines the cast of ‘Avarice’
EXCLUSIVE: Viva Bianca (The calculation) and Luke Ford (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor) will direct the cast of the action thriller Avarice of The calculation director John V. Soto. Epic Pictures is executive producer and manages worldwide sales of the image, which is produced by Soto with Tim Maddocks of Madd Films. The film follows a woman who must face her husband’s secret double life in the midst of a vicious home invasion by two ruthless assailants. Filming will begin in Perth, Western Australia on May 3. Epic Pictures’ EFM roster also includes The cave, with Elisha Cuthbert and Eoin Macken, Winter lake, with Emma Mackey and Anson Boon, and Doors, with Josh Peck and Lina Esco.
Yash Raj lines up on a theatrical slate
Indian Yash Raj Films has dated its film list to 2021, with the company saying it intends to release its next titles to the big screen after a difficult year for the exhibition industry. The slate is as follows: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, starring Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra, to be released on March 19 by Yash Raj; Bunty Aur Babli 2, with Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji and Siddhant Chaturvedi, is dated April 23; Shamshera, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt, will be released on June 25; Jayeshbhai Jordaar, starring Ranveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani and Ratna Pathak Shah, will be released on August 27; finally, Prithviraj, starring Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood, will be released on November 5 for Diwal