Shaan Shahid will pen the screenplay of upcoming film Mission 5 (tentative title), the joint venture of Shiny Toy Guns (STG) and Riaz Shahid Films (RSF), along with giving the face to the lead protagonist of the movie. Mission 5 will be directed by leading advertising filmmaker Asad ul Haq and is slated to be released on Eid ul Fitr 2015.
Shiny Toy Guns announced their debut film project in an official press release on Wednesday revealing the details about the core team and partners of the project.
In the press release it is announced that “STG plans to have Mission 5 go into production by November 2014. Written by Shaan Shahid, Mission 5 will be directed by Asad ul Haq himself. Known for his stylish visuals and an obsession for detail, the Ohio University graduate brings to the project years of experience, having pioneered breakthrough television commercial concepts and techniques. Mission 5 marks Asad’s cinematic debut as a director.”
Shaan Shahid is in Abu Dhabi these days attending International Showbiz Expo as a keynote speaker and look what a great start he took there by giving an interview to Gulf News in which he compared Shah Rukh Khan’s Diwali release, Happy New Year, with an American comedy heist film, Oceans 12.
“Happy New Year is what — Oceans 12? Let’s be honest. They have to realize that they don’t have any scripts anymore, whatever scripts they have — it starts to become an art film,”
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi star and renowned television and film actor, Humayun Saeed received injuries in a car accident in Bangkok this Sunday morning.
The star, who had just landed in the city with his wife, Samina, and daughter along with the crew of his under-production film to explore film locations was in a van looking for a hotel to stay in when his vehicle collided with a double-decker bus racing at them as his driver was reversing the van. (more…)
The past few days have dominantly been about Operation 021 and Na Maloom Afraad, the two Eid releases of Pakistani cinema this year. But that doesn’t mean at all that there hasn’t been any other activity in the film camp of the country. There have been several in fact. Lets get to all of them one by one. (more…)