Vikram Bhatt is popular for the films he makes in the horror genre and seems like the Filmmaker’s new concept is going to see some popular names on the team. The American writers - Carey and Chad Haye who wrote some very interesting and Captivating scripts for popular American ventures like ‘ The conjuring’ and ‘House of Wax’ will be acting as consultants on the screenplay.
Vikram Bhatt’s next feature film has been named as ‘Cello’ and is based on a story written by Saudi Arabia based writer, Turki Al-Sheikh, who is popularly known by his pen name - Rozam. The filmmaker feels that this project is very close to his heart and he wants to set everything perfectly to get the right results.
The American writer duo have received tremendous appreciation after they have worked on ‘The conjuring’. They said that they have received several offers after the success of their previous horror film. However, they plan on expanding their talent globally and ‘The Cello’ seemed like the right choice for them to bring their vision to life. They said that filmmaking is a collaborative process and working with one of the finest men in Indian filmmaking will be a learning and growing experience for the both of them. They said the story is finely written and has chills that will make even the bravest ones go weak in the bones.
They are also looking forward to working with Saudi Arabian writer and they called him a man who writes stories with his heart and soul.
Vikram Bhatt spoke and said that he was very happy to bring the Americans on board and majority of the film will be shot in Saudi Arabia. “I am particularly excited about exploring the virgin location of Ul Ala” said the Horror Filmmaker.
The filmmaker was quite active on the OTT platform for a while and made some really interesting films like Hacked - that starred Hina Khan and Rohan Shah in the lead roles. He also released the Twisted Trilogy that received popularity on Jio Cinemas. His last production venture was ‘Ghost’ that starred Sanaya Irani as the female lead.
‘The Cello’ is expected to release later this year - 2021.