'Sicario' to release in India in September

Emily Blunt starrer "Sicario", which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this month, will come to Indian screens in September, courtesy PVR Pictures.

'Sicario' to release in India in September

New Delhi:Emily Blunt starrer "Sicario", which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this month, will come to Indian screens in September, courtesy PVR Pictures.

The movie, directed by Denis Villeneuve, features Blunt as an FBI agent, and stars Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro playing roles never seen in before.

The story revolves around the lawless area between US and Mexico, where an idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to help in the war against drugs.

Shot in Albuquerque, New Mexico this film was an official selection at the Festival De Cannes of 2015.

Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures, said in a statement: "We are thrilled to be the release partner of Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario' in India, this would be our second outing with Denis Villeneuve after an immensely successful release of 'Prisoners'.

"'Sicario' is one of those rare gems which gets worldwide critical acclaim and at the same time carries a massive box office potential. Sicario would surely be one of our top three releases this year."

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