EXCLUSIVE: Suraj Sharma (Life Of Pi) has landed the lead opposite Pallavi Sharda (Tom & Jerry) in Wedding Season, the Netflix comedy being directed by Tom Dey (Shanghai Noon).
Pressured by their immigrant parents to find spouses, two Indian-Americans pretend to date in order to survive a summer of weddings – but find themselves falling for each other as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.
Shooting is scheduled to start in April in Toronto. Swati Shetty is producing for her Samosa Stories with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for Imagine Entertainment, alongside Emily In Paris outfit Jax Media. Shiwani Srivastava wrote the screenplay, which was discovered by the producers on the talent discovery platform Coverfly.
Suraj is repped at CAA, Echo Lake Entertainment, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Pallavi is repped by Innovative Artists, Hamilton Hodell in the UK, Independent Management Company in Australia and Personal PR. Srivastava is repped by Nicholas Bogner at Affirmative Entertainment, Valarie Phillips at A3 Artists Agency and her lawyer Mark Temple. Dey is repped by Russell hollander and his attorney Carlos Goodman.
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