Revolver Entertainment acquires North American rights to 'Bhopal' disaster drama film

ANI| Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

 

Washington: Revolver Entertainment has recently obtained the rights to Martin Sheen starrer ' Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain ' disaster drama, it has been reported.

The project would be handled by GFM Films,Sahara Movie Studios, and Rising Star Entertainment and the film depicts the story of the devastating 1984 Bhopal tragedy in India, where more than 10,000 people died in what's known as the world's biggest industrial disaster when the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant overheated and released poisonous toxins into the air, Deadline.com reported.

Sheen stars alongside Kal Penn and Mischa Barton in a story about those living in Bhopal through the tragedy and its unresolved aftermath.

The distributor has set a November 7 theatrical release preceded by a special September 18 screening at the United Nations, timed ahead of the 30th anniversary of the disaster.