Alia Bhatt To Make Her Hollywood Debut With Gal Gadot In “Heart of Stone”

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Actor Alia Bhatt is all set to make her debut in Hollywood film with actor Gal Gadot in the thriller Heart of Stone. This film will have a direct OTT release and although not much has been revealed about the plot of the film, Gadot has already started shooting for her part.

The film is being directed by Tom Harper and is going to be a Netflix original. Heart of Stone is reportedly a spy thriller film, which is written by Allison Schroeder and Greg Rucka. It will be produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger of the Skydance along with Bonnie Curtis and Julie Lynn of the Mockingbird, and Gadot along with Jaron Varsano for Pilot Wave.

Reportedly, this thriller is going to be a high priority for its host OTT platform, particularly after it won the project after a furious auction with others in January 2021. The project has been packaged by Skydance and it was taken to the market where streaming platforms fought for its rights.

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Alia Bhatt Hollywood Debut

For Alia Bhatt, this will be her debut in Hollywood, after giving critically acclaimed and chartbuster films like Gangubai Kathiawadi, Dear Zindagi, Udta Punjab, Highway and Raazi, amongst many others to Hindi cinema. She has big projects lined up for the year. It includes Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor, Jee Le Zaraa with Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra. Bhatt will be also seen in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, which is directed by Karan Johar and includes Ranveer Singh, Shabana Azmi, amongst others.

Last year, India Today reported that Bhatt will be finalising her Hollywood debut by 2022. A source had told them that Bhatt is a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence and will want to pick films with a similar tone as hers. They also reported that many films were being offered to her but Bhatt wants to be particular about her first film abroad.

Bhatt is represented by a talent agency named WME which has represented talents like Gadot, Emma Stone, Oprah and Charlize Theron, amongst others.

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