After the last power-packed Oscar nominated movie,Bridge of Spies -the visionary and celebrated filmmaker Steven Spielberg is back with fa antasy adventure Big Friendly Giant set to release in India on 15 July.
Bollywood’s bad man Gulshan Grover has been selected to lend his voice in the Hindi dubbed version because Grover has a strong following in the West, was apparently an obvious choice to play the main baddie Fleshlumpeater (portrayed by Jemaine Clement) in the original.
Written by Oscar nominee Late Melissa Mathison (Ex-wife of Harrison Ford) and based on the novel of the same name by Ronald Dahl the film stars Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) in the title role, an elderly giant who kidnaps the orphan Sophie, played by Ruby Barnhill, to give him company and to asist him on a mission in Giant Country. Sophie initially reluctant befriends a giant as they set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world.
The film premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and will release in India in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.