All the 90s children can get able to go on a nostalgia experience 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 solid together with debutants Agastya Nanda (Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson), Suhana Khan (Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter), and Khushi Kapoor (Sridevi’s daughter). The first look of the movie was launched by Netflix on Saturday.
Sharing the teaser on Twitter, Netflix wrote, “The sun is out, the news is out! Come meet your new friends. Presenting to you the cast of The Archies, directed by the fantastic Zoya Akhtar.” The Archies is ready to be a musical set within the 60s.
All three kids appear to be 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 experience bursting with youth, rebellion, friendships, first loves and everything young adult, still promises to have something for every generation. We can’t wait to see the new kids 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 think there was any one moment when I decided. Since I was young, I’d do all these accents and impressions. But my parents only realized I was serious about acting when they saw a performance of mine for the first time. I was playing Miranda in a school performance 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 starts, Tiger Baby’s first solo production #partnerincrime @zoieakhtar @Netflix.”
Zoya Akhtar had earlier stated that the comedian has been a part of her childhood and teenage years. “I am super excited to have the chance to bring The Archies to life. It was a large part of my childhood and teenage years. The characters are iconic and globally loved, which is also why I am a little nervous. I have to make sure the film stokes the nostalgia of a generation that grew up on the comic and yet resonates with the young adults today,” Akhtar had stated in an announcement.
The Archies, additionally starring Mihir Ahuja, Dot, Vedang Raina and Yuvraj Menda will stream on Netflix in 2023.