Bangalore: Manoj Night Shyamalan, one of the most successful Indian American directors is set for a comeback with his new project, ‘After Earth’. This outstanding director who won the hearts of millions of movie lovers with brilliant movies like ‘the Sixth Sense’ has been trying hard to recapture his film career, to get out of the image of flops like ‘’The Last Airbender’’.
This is the first time Shyamalan is not directing his own script; the first script draft was framed by Gary Whitta and later on Stephen Gaghan did some polishing work.
Shyamalan is known for directing movies with contemporary mystic plots and ending it with an ironic wound, leaving the viewers to spin around by the end of the movie. Apart from being a well-renowned and talented director and screen writer, Shyamalan has proved his acting skills with his performance in his own movies such as Praying with Anger, Lady in the Water, Unbreakable and Signs.
Shyamalan who was born to a Malayali father and Tamil mother was raised in Pennsylvia and he started to view film making with great passion when he was just eight. The Government of India honoured him with the prestigious Padma Shri in the year 2008.
‘After Earth’ is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on June 7th, 2013.