Los Angeles, Feb 9 (PTI) Hollywood actress Berenice Bejo has joined Indian actor Dhanush in “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir”, an upcoming adventure-fantasy film directed by Ken Scott.Also Read - Tokyo Olympics 2020: Twitter Sends Wishes to PV Sindhu as She Faces World No.1 T.Y Tai in Semifinals

The film also stars Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi, Laurent Lafitte and Abel Jafri, reported Variety. Also Read - Atanu Das vs Takaharu Furukawa Men's 1/8 Eliminations: When And Where to Watch India's Archery Match Online And on TV

“The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir” is scheduled to go on floors in May and will be shot in Mumbai, Paris, Brussels and Rome. Also Read - Attempt to Camouflage Illegal Occupation: India Lodges Strong Protest With Pakistan Over 'Cosmetic' PoK Elections

The film is based on Romain Puertolas’ best-selling debut novel “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe”, which came out in 2014 and has been translated into 35 languages.

“It’s the story of this magician/thief who grew up in this small neighborhood in Mumbai. He sets sail on this journey of self-discovery throughout Europe.

“What’s great is I get to work with a great actor, Dhanush, who is a huge star in India. He’s a great actor, but also a great dancer, a great singer. He has a very unique way of dancing and moving, he’s just very charming,” Scott said.

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