The producers have revealed the official streaming partners of Thalapathy Vijay's Leo.
The production of Tamil superstar Vijay's upcoming movie Leo is going on in full swing. A large cast and crew of Leo shot the film extensively in Kashmir for over a period of 50 days. On Thursday, the filmmakers completed the long Kashmir schedule and flew back to Chennai. "Massive respect to the cast and crew of #LEO who worked really hard no matter what, in the process of entertaining people. This tribute is for you all #TheCrewBehindLEO," tweeted director Lokesh Kanagaraj while sharing the behind-the-scenes video of the Kashmir shoot.
The filmmakers also revealed the official streaming partner of Leo in the BTS video. The producers have partnered with Netflix. Given that Sun TV is the film's satellite partner, the movie may also be available for streaming on Sun NXT. Not just Leo, the streaming giant has acquired the rights to several much-awaited movies in Tamil cinema, including Vikram's Thangalaan. Bankrolled by Seven Screen Studio, Lokesh Kanagaraj has wirtten this film along with Rathna Kumar and Deeraj Vaidy. And the film's score is done by Anirudh Ravichander. Leo is due in cinemas on October 19.
Lokesh has put together a dream star cast for Leo, which he described as '100 per cent Lokesh Kanagaraj movie'. The implication is that so far he made movies by adjusting to the requirements of the star. But, with the phenomenal success of Vikram, starring Kamal Haasan, now he enjoys the freedom to do what he wants.
Besides Vijay, the ensemble cast includes Trisha, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun, Priya Anand, Mysskin, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Mansoor Ali Khan, Sandy Master and Mathew Thomas among others. He has also roped in a few popular YouTubers for cameo appearances . Just a day before the film crew completed the schedule, Kashmir was struck by earthquake tremors leaving everyone in shock. However, all the cast and crew members were reported to be safe.
Leo marks Lokesh's second collaboration with Vijay after Master. And this film is touted to further expand the cinematic universe of drug lords and heroic spies of Lokesh.