|Directed by||Anthony Maras|
by Victoria Midwinter Pitt
|Music by||Volker Bertelmann|
|Cinematography||Nick Remy Matthews|
|Edited by||Peter McNulty|
United States |
Hotel Mumbai is an American-Australian thriller film directed by Anthony Maras and written by John Collee and Maras. It is based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India. The film stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Jason Isaacs, Suhail Nayyar and Natasha Liu Bordizzo.
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018.
- Dev Patel as Arjun
- Armie Hammer as David
- Nazanin Boniadi as Zahra
- Anupam Kher as Hemant Oberoi
- Tilda Cobham-Hervey as Sally
- Jason Isaacs as Vasili
- Alex Pinder as Butler Jim
- Amandeep Singh as Imran
- Suhail Nayyar as Abdullah
- Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Bree
- Yash Trivedi as Ajay
On February 11, 2016, it was announced that Dev Patel and Armie Hammer were cast in the film, Hotel Mumbai about the 2008 Mumbai attacks at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India, along with actors Nazanin Boniadi (who is Iranian), Teresa Palmer, and Suhail Nayyar, while Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Anupam Kher also began negotiations. John Collee and Anthony Maras wrote the screenplay, which Maras would direct, while Basil Iwanyk would produce the film through Thunder Road Pictures along with Arclight Films' Gary Hamilton and Mike Gabrawy, Electric Pictures' Andrew Ogilvie, and Julie Ryan.
In June, Tilda Cobham-Hervey joined the cast, and in August, Jason Isaacs was cast. On September 7, 2016, Natasha Liu Bordizzo also joined the film to play Bree, a tourist who is caught in the attack.
On May 13, 2016, The Weinstein Company came on board to handle North American and UK rights to the film. In February 2017, the first still from the film, featuring Patel was released. In April 2018, it was announced that The Weinstein Company would no longer distribute the film. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018. Prior to, Bleecker Street and ShivHans Pictures co-acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film.
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