Vijay's 'Thalapathy 67' finally gets an official release date and a brand-new poster
Vijay's entry into the Lokesh Cinematic Universe just got a release date.
The highly anticipated Thalapathy 67 has been officially announced and we also get a brand new poster for the movie.
While the title of the movie wasn't revealed, we do more details about the technical team behind the movie as well the cast.
The movie is produced by S. S. Lalit Kumar and Jagadish Palanisamy under the banner Seven Screen Studio.
The cinematography will be handled by Manoj Paramahamsa, the movie will be edited by Philomin Raj who worked on the previous entries of the Lokesh Cinematic Universe.
And finally, the music for the movie is composed by Anirudh Ravichander.
The cast of the movie includes Vijay , Trisha, Arjun, Sanjay Dutt, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Mysskin, Mansoor Ali Khan, Priya Anand, Manobala, and Janany Kunaseelan.
The OTT rights for the movie have been secured by Netflix for a whopping 150 crores.
Thalapathy 67 will see Vijay and Trisha reunite after a gap of 15 years, their last movie together was the 2008 action movie Kuruvi.
This movie will also mark their fifth collaboration after Ghilli, Thirupaachi, Aathi, and Kuruvi, three of which have been massive box-office successes.
Along with Thalapathy 67, Lokesh Kanakaraj has announced three other installments set in his cinematic universe, they are Which are Kaithi 2 starring Karthi, Vikram 2 starring Kamaal Hassan, and finally, a spinoff of Vikram focusing on Rolex played by Suriya, who had a cameo at the end of the movie.
While we do know the main cast of the movie, there is a strong possibility that the movie will have cameos from actors like Kamal Haasan, Suriya, Karthi, and Fahadh Faasil.
The movie will be the third installment in the franchise following 2019's Kaithi which starred Karthi and 2022s Vikram which starred Kamal Haasan in the lead.
The franchise has grossed around 530 crores at the box office. Thalapathy 67 also marks the second collaboration between Lokesh and Vijay after 2021's Master.
While plot details remain under wraps there is a rumor saying that the movie will be based on the 2005 Hollywood action movie 'A History of Violence'.
Thalapathy 67 will hit theaters worldwide on 20 October 2023.