The first look of Freida Pinto’s 3D film ‘Immortals’ with actor Mickey Rourke has been released. And the intimate scene that she shot for it was a was a challenge, reveals director Tarsem Singh.
Tarsem said, "Poor girl. It’s the first time we see Freida Pinto and guess what – it’s an intimate scene. It’s a delicate situation. We’re trying to get all of the lights out so we can create an intimate situation. Only 80 people watching you and 20 of them with video cameras!" thesun.co.uk quoted him as saying.
This is the Indian origin director’s third feature film after ‘The Fall’ and ‘The Cell’, both of which were released in 2006.
In the promos of ‘Immortals’ out now, Freida is shown backless in a scene. In the movie she is paired opposite actor Henry Cavill.
Freida, who shot to fame with Danny Boyle’s Oscar winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, plays priestess Phaedra in ‘Immortals’, while Rourke is cast as an evil King Hyperion, who rallies an army of bloodthirsty soldiers and wages war on humanity on his quest to find the legendary Epirus Bow – a weapon of unimaginable power.
However, his quest hits a roadblock in the form of Pinto’s alter-ego and a tough sword-fighting peasant called Theseus played by Henry Cavill.(IANS)