Actor Deepika Padukone is set to star in an upcoming cross-cultural romantic comedy to be developed by STXfilms, a division of Eros STX Global Corporation, the studio announced on Tuesday.
Padukone will also produce the upcoming film through her banner Ka Productions.
The announcement of the project was made by Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group, in a statement. The studio is also in negotiations with Temple Hill Productions Wyck Godfrey and producer Marty Bowen, known for films such as the ‘Twilight’ franchise, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’, ‘Love, Simon’, to develop the project.
The project will be a “sweeping cross-cultural romantic comedy” revolving around Padukone’s character.
Fogelson called Padulkone “one of the biggest global stars to come from India” and said the actor, who made her Hollywood debut with “XXX: Return of Xander Cage” in 2017, has only grown as an international superstar.