Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez after wooing the audience with her dance moves in `Lat Lag Gayi` in `Race 2` had now reportedly bagged a role in `Housefull 3`.
According to sources, the film will be a third installment of the `Housefull` franchise. Both Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh have been roped in `HousefulL 3`. It is believed that besides these two actors, Jacqueline and Abhishek Bachchan are likely to star in the romantic comedy.
Interestingly, Sajid Khan had donned the director`s hat for for the `Housefull` series but this time the buzz is that Sajid has been shown the door and a new writer-turned-director duo Sajid-Farhad has been roped in.
The `Housefull` film franchise had been made under the Sajid Nadiadwala banner.
A source close to the film said, "Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh will once again be a part of this `Housefull` series. Abhishek Bachchan will now join the cast. As of now, these three actors are confirmed for the film. Talks with Jacqueline are on but nothing is confirmed yet. Besides Jacqueline, we plan to rope in two top actresses as well.”
`Housefull 3` is likely to hit the screens on August 8 this year.