Paul Schrader to make Mumbai based “Xtrme City”
Hollywood screenplay writer-director Paul Schrader wrote the script for Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” and “The Last Temptation of Christ”. He also directed films like “American Gigolo” and “Affliction”.
Schrader is now planning a Hollywood-Bollywood co-production titled “Xtrme City” with Mumbai as backdrop. This film would be produced by co-produced by David Weisman of Oscar-winning “Kiss of the Spiderwoman” fame and Hindi film director Anubhav Sinha.
The script for the film has been written by Anubhav Sinha and Mushtaq Sheikh. Schrader has contributed to the script and wrote the screenplay. He will direct this film which is about the relationship between an American policeman and an Indian ex-don and deals with the world of crime, families, romance and farce. Hollywood and Bollywood actors will be part of the cast.