Lionsgate And Endemol Team Up For Indian ‘Warrior’

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LONDON — Lionsgate and Endemol India, a 51:49 joint venture between Endemol BV and The Chernin Group’s CA Media, will co-produce a Hindi language version of Gavin O’Connor’s 2011 sports drama “Warrior”.

“Warrior,” starred Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton.

The film will be produced under the banner Eyedentity Motion Pictures, Endemol India’s film arm.

Lionsgate COO of international distribution, Andrew Kramer said, “Warrior” is the kind of locally-produced property based on timeless themes that we expect to resonate with mainstream commercial audiences in India. Eyedentity Motion Pictures will bring valuable local expertise to our venture.”

“Action-filled and emotionally powerful with themes of forgiveness and the enduring bonds of family, ‘Warrior’ will be a quality film made with top-of-the-line production values,” said Deepak Dhar, CEO of Endemol India.

Cast and crew are currently being finalised, with production expected to begin in December.

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