Having adapted the American terrorism drama "24" and shown interest in making a TV version of "Modern Family" for viewers here, actor Anil Kapoor has hinted at working on yet another American show. Kapoor bought the official rights of "24", the first season of which was launched in India in 2013.
"There is something else as well that I am doing after 'Modern Family'. We are working on it." Kapoor said. In 2008, the 59 year old actor was seen in "Slumdog Millionaire", a British drama film directed by Danny Boyle. He was also seen in "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" (2011), an American action spy film. To a query on when he would do another Hollywood film, he said, "Give me a month's time, there is something that will be announced."
Following an overwhelming response to the first season of "24" from Indian viewers, the "Mr India" actor is now working on the second season of the show. "When you do something that has international aesthetics, you raise the bar, as you have to be appealing not only to Indian audiences but those who stay outside India. We want to deliver something that is of international standard, so it's taking time," Kapoor said.
In the last season of the show, Kapoor's character saved the life of the future Prime Minister, and in the second season he has the responsibility of protecting the nation. In season two, the star will reprise his role of ATU chief, Jai Singh Rathore. "24" is a real time finite espionage series which traces the life of Anti-Terrorist Unit (ATU) Chief Jai Singh Rathore as he battles the odds in the line of duty during the course of 24 hours.