Prithviraj Sukumaran will be directing and starring in Tyson, which is expected to go on floors after the release of his upcoming directorial L2 Empuraan
Murali Gopy has begun work on the script for Tyson, an ambitious multilingual project that was announced in 2022. Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran will be donning the director’s hat once again and star in this upcoming film. Touted to be an action-packed, socio-political thriller, the movie is bankrolled by Hombale Films - a Karnataka-based production house, known for supporting the KGF films and Kantara.
Screenwriter Murali Gopy begins work on Tyson
In a recent social media post, Murali stated, “On to the next; the life of a scriptwriter is always on the edge—unpredictable, challenging, yet offering its own rewards! #Tyson”. To this, Prithviraj responded, “Here’s to pursuing even greater dreams!”
Prithviraj Sukumaran-Murali Gopy’s third collaboration
The writer-director duo had previously collaborated on the 2019 blockbuster film Lucifer. Its sequel, L2 Empuraan, is currently in the works. Meanwhile, Murali is also penning the script for a movie to be directed by Jiyen Krishnakumar, who is known for his work on Tiyaan.
L2 Empuraan finishes shooting for its first schedule
Prithviraj recently announced the wrap-up of the first schedule of L2 Empuraan. The actor-director announced this on Instagram and shared a photo taken at the film’s shooting location in Ladakh.
L2 Empuraan is both a prequel and a sequel to the previous movie, providing more insight into the character Stephen Nedumpally, played by Mohanlal. The talented ensemble cast of Lucifer will return to essay their roles in the sequel. The movie will also introduce new actors, including Arjun Das and Shine Tom Chacko. It’s expected to hit the theatres in the end of 2024 or early 2025.