Visit the Virgin Islands of India: Russo Brothers-Varun Dhawan join forces for the Upcoming Local Original Spy Series

Prime Video makes it impossible as the paths Varun Dhawan and Russo Brothers are all collided amidst the untitled Citadel India project!

The multiverse of madness just got more chaotically fun with the Russo Brothers and Varun Dhawan in a new chapter of Citadel India. Prime Video announced that the series would start filming in January 2023. The upcoming full original spy series has been created by the maverick filmmaking group, Raj & DK and will launch in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Prime Video today confirmed the lead talent of the Indian version of the Citadel universe, the first of its kind global-event series in India, performed by Prime Video and the Russo Brothers AGBO. The “Citadel” series, with an exclusive release in India, will be helmed by famous creator – Duo Raj & DK (Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK), who are the showrunners and director of the series, and will be run by Varun Dhawan.

Sita R. Menon, along with Raj & DK, the local Original spy series, which starts filming in January 2023, will celebrate Dhawan’s streaming debut. More exciting details about the cast and crew of the series will be announced soon. Indian Origins will be available to Prime members worldwide in more than 240 countries and territories.

As previously announced, Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas will star in the first-to-launch series within the Citadel universe, which will come from the Russo Brothers AGBO and David Weil will take place in 2023. In conjunction with Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, the first saga of the Citadel series will be about Stanley Tucci, the Hunger Games saga. There are also local-language Citadel productions in the works, in particular an Italian Original series starring Mary Ellen (The Undoing).

The Citadel universe is a truly innovative and ambitious storytelling approach, so we are very excited to begin production on this Indian chapter. With this project, we plan to build on our mission to produce local Original content that can be enjoyed by international audiences. Citadel is a world-famous franchise, with local productions across countries creating a unique story line, one of which goes on with an innovative idea for the storytelling, said Gaurav Gandhi, vice-president of Prime Video India.

We’re glad to have Varun Dhawan play the lead in this very exciting Indian movie. The Citadel India chapter is not just offering the opportunity to become the premier exporting agency, it will bring a global attention to India’s huge and unrivaled team of creators and talents. We can’t wait to get it discussed with our audience in India and the world.

The Indian installment of the distinct and scintillating Citadel universe is among the most exciting and exciting projects we have taken. The collaboration with the Russo Brothers AGBO was truly an enjoyable opportunity. It is a matter of pride for us to see Varun make his streaming debut and headline this Prime Video series, said Aparna Purohit, head of the Indian origins, Prime Video. Following the phenomenal success of The Family Man, the work with Raj & DK on this project felt like another step forward towards building our creative partnership. With this series, we’ll push the envelope several notches higher and present our viewers a truly immersive experience.

We’re happy to see an alternative version of the Citadel universe starting in India. We and the whole AGBO consider that it is an honor to collaborate with filmmakers as inspiring as DK and Raj, who provide a unique vision, style and tone to our global series. And we can’t wait to see how this remarkable cast brings her and Sitas imaginative characters to life, said the executive producers Anthony and Joe Russo.

We’re a hugely excited part of this global event series, envisioned by the Russo Brothers, two very inspiring filmmakers and creators, and with our long-time partners Prime Video. We are especially interested in working with a versatile and dynamic Varun, said the creator duo Raj & DK. We worked very hard collaborating with the other international teams to bring to our audience a unique interwoven universe. As for the cast’s sparkling effect, we hope to meet with Citadel India to make the best of storytelling. Stay tuned to the next announcement.

Varun Dhawan said on his streaming debut with Prime Videos untitled series Citadel series out of India, Prime Video is like a home of me and I’m delighted to come into the streaming space with them. Citadel is an exceptionally ambitious and exciting franchise. Being part of the world, which was conceptualised by the Russo Brothers AGBO and Jennifer Salke, is a milestone moment in my career. I love their work and I’m totally happy to become part of this project and have finally started shooting it. The story of India’s Citadel is fantastic, but as long as you have the people of Raj & DK on board, you’ll be sure it will become a spectacle.

Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK under their banner D2R Films will also work as executive producers. The movie is directed by D2R Films and Amazon Studios, with a group of AGBOs like Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot, Scott Nemes, and David Weil (Hunters) directing the production of All The Indian Originals, in the global Citadel universe. Josh Applebaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg are executive producers for the Midnight Radio segment of the untitled Indian Original and all series within the global Citadel universe.

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