All of the 90s youngsters can get able to go on a nostalgia trip as Archie Andrews and his buddies are coming again, however with a twist. The Archies universe is getting an Indian adaptation which is helmed by Zoya Akhtar. The movie options an ensemble forged together with debutants Agastya Nanda (Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson), Suhana Khan (Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter), and Khushi Kapoor (Sridevi’s daughter). The primary look of the movie was launched by Netflix on Saturday.
Sharing the teaser on Twitter, Netflix wrote, “The solar is out, the information is out! Come meet your new buddies. Presenting to you the forged of The Archies, directed by the unbelievable Zoya Akhtar.” The Archies is ready to be a musical set within the 60s.
All three children seem like their comics counterparts, however with noticeable tweaks. Suhana sports activities lengthy black hair, like Veronica, whereas Khushi sports activities bangs. Agastya didn’t have Archie’s well-known crimson hair, however he did seem to have had his locks curled within the character’s fashion with a slight crimson tinge.
The official logline of the movie reads, “A musical expertise bursting with youth, rise up, friendships, first loves and every little thing younger grownup, nonetheless guarantees to have one thing for each era. We are able to’t wait to see the brand new youngsters on the block!” The announcement video has a music monitor by Ankur Tiwari enjoying within the background.
Suhana’s appearing debut has lengthy been rumoured. She first spoke about her ambitions in a 2018 Vogue interview. “I don’t suppose there was anybody second once I determined. Since I used to be younger, I’d do all these accents and impressions. However my dad and mom solely realized I used to be critical about appearing after they noticed a efficiency of mine for the primary time. I used to be enjoying Miranda in a faculty efficiency of The Tempest,” she stated.
The Archies started manufacturing in April, and producer Reema Kagti shared a slate from the primary day of shoot, writing on Instagram, “Archie’s shoot begins, Tiger Child’s first solo manufacturing #partnerincrime @zoieakhtar @Netflix.”
Zoya Akhtar had earlier stated that the comedian has been a part of her childhood and teenage years. “I’m tremendous excited to have the possibility to carry The Archies to life. It was a big a part of my childhood and teenage years. The characters are iconic and globally beloved, which can also be why I’m a bit nervous. I’ve to verify the movie stokes the nostalgia of a era that grew up on the comedian and but resonates with the younger adults at present,” Akhtar had stated in a press release.
The Archies, additionally starring Mihir Ahuja, Dot, Vedang Raina and Yuvraj Menda will stream on Netflix in 2023.