Surya, Hari to team up for Singam III
Director Hari will be teaming up with superstar Surya for the third installment of their hit action series Singam, making it the first Tamil franchise to continue the same story beyond two parts.
"This is the first time that the third part of a film with the same storyline takes shape," Hari said in a statement.
He said though successful horror flicks, directed by <g data-gr-id="20">Ragava</g> Lawrence, like Muni and Kanchana had sequels, they were released with different scripts.
While Anushka Shetty had starred opposite Surya, 39, in Singam and its sequel, Shruthi Haasan joins the cast this time.
Singam, also made in Hindi with the title Singham, starring Ajay Devgn, and its sequel are fast-paced action films, with Surya donning the role of an upright police officer successfully taking on <g data-gr-id="21">crimelords</g>.
Anirudh Ravichandran will score the music for the third installment of the franchise, Hari said, adding that shooting would commence in September with him planning to film in locations in Goa and Paris.
Hari is known for action films, including the blockbuster Saamy.
This will mark the director's fifth venture with Surya, after Aaru, Vel, and Singam.