International action director Don Lee wants to one day direct actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar as a gangster!
The duo collaborated on the upcoming director of Mahesh Manjrekar, a war drama web series “1962: War in the Hills”.
Expressing his eagerness to direct Manjrekar as a gangster and sharing his experience working with him on the web series, Lee shared, “I would love to be able to direct Mahesh in a movie, have him play a gangster. Mahesh has been awesome. He’s a genius, he’s a problem solver. I enjoyed working with Mahesh. I learned a lot from him. I mean, he’s one of the best people I’ve ever seen in this business.
“I think Mahesh is an incredible filmmaker to be honest, and one of the best editors I’ve ever seen. Like I said, I enjoyed working with him and we have a lot of creative conversations, ”he added.
Lee has been associated with directing stunts in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Star Trek Beyond” franchise, among other global hits.
“1962: The War In The Hills”, a 10-episode series, airs on Disney + Hotstar VIP and Disney + Hotstar Premium starting February 26.
The series, inspired by real events, was shot in the highlands of Ladakh and remote villages of India, and it features Abhay Deol, Akash Thosar, Sumeet Vyas, Rohan Gandotra, Annup Sonii, Meiyang Chang, Mahie Gill , Rochelle Rao, and Hemal Ingle in key roles.
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