clear clear clear clear clear
clear
  
Movies
   Scoops & News

Akshay Kumar ropes in Rob Lowe for BREAKAWAY



September 24, 2010 12:55:15 PM IST
Bollywood Trade News Network
Send to Friend

view AKSHAY KUMAR on MASTER CHEF INDIA picture gallery

view AKSHAY KUMAR on
MASTER CHEF INDIA picture gallery

With the decision of co-producing the Indo-Canadian film BREAKAWAY, Akshay Kumar gets himself a step closer to sealing his longstanding bond with Canadian culture and his evergreen passion - sports.

Crafted by acclaimed director Robert Lieberman BREAKAWAY is a cross-cultural hockey drama set in the Indo-Canadian community of suburban Toronto, Canada. The film follows a hero caught between a family's traditional expectations and a dream to make it in the national sport of his adopted country.

CHECK OUT: Meet the latest DJ in town - Akshay Kumar

Making sure that he leaves no stones unturned in ensuring that his project has the best of both worlds Akshay Kumar has roped in American actor Rob Lowe of THE OUTSIDERS and SQUARE DANCE fame.

Says a source, "Akshay was impressed with Lowe's work on the sitcom Brothers and Sisters and thought that he would be apt to play the role of an ice hockey champ"

Akshay Kumar says, "The film expresses in a wonderful way the crossing of two great cultures, it has a brilliant International cast and crew, and I really feel this will touch a lot of hearts in Hollywood."

BREAKAWAY begins principle photography on Monday, September 20, 2010 and is scheduled to launch in the fall of 2011 by Alliance Films in Canada and Hari Om Entertainment in India.



 
  

More related news


- 'The real' hero of AIRLIFT passes away - News
- Akshay Kumar opens up on his clash with Shah Rukh Khan - News
- EXCLUSIVE: This is what Nimrat Kaur learnt from Akshay Kumar - News
- Know why Akshay Kumar got emotional! - News
- Akshay Kumar has powerful message for youngsters & their parents - News
- Akshay Kumar won't strike GOLD this monsoon - News
- Confirmed Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar's 2.0 shifts its release date - News
- After Raveena, Saif comments on Akshay Kumar's National award debate - News
- Akshay Kumar & Salman propose marriage to Sonakshi Sinha - News
- Akshay Kumar: I have won national award with utmost honesty! - News
- After Salman-KJo, now Shah Rukh Khan wants to work with Akshay Kumar - News
- Akshay Kumar launches donation portal for families of soldiers - News
- Aamir Khan' SECRET SUPERSTAR to clash with Rajinikanth's 2.0! - News
- Akshay Kumar: This is how the national award winner can become immortal before dying - News
- New releases are unimpressive, 27 crore for Taapsee's NAAM SHABANA! - News



   Comments

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.