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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
GK Films, Infinitum Nihil, Plan B
Warner Bros

Status: Pre-production

Joel Edgerton

Director: Garth Davis

Screenwriter: Eric Roth
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama
About the film:
Lindsay arrives in Bombay after escaping from an Australian prison, where he was serving a 19 years sentence for armed robberies that had fed his drug habit. In Bombay, he meets Prabhakar who takes him to his native village where the locals name him Shantaram and teach him Marathi. Lindsay relaunches his criminal career as Shantaram in the city's notorious underworld.

Project Timeline:
Sep. 5, 2013: Cast: Joel Edgerton
Oct. 9, 2013: Director: Garth Davis

Related links:
  • Shantaram: A Novel

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    marie – cairo, egypt
    July 09, 2012 - 13:15
    Subject: shantaram movie

    I absolutely love this book and was thrilled it was picked up for a movie. Johnny Depp is
    perfect for the lead role,,so i am wondering WHERE is it?????!!!

    I am an aussie who used to live up the road from Pentridge where David escaped from,
    i am now living in egypt so i totally get the contrast of living, though mine is not so colourful..haha ...fascinating story and the
    best book i ever read..please mr johnny depp....its got blockbuster written all over it!

    waiting not so patiently,