Jennifer Lynch has signed on to direct horror-thriller Nagin — The Snake Woman, which will be shot simultaneously in Hindi and English, says The Hollywood Reporter.
“Nagin,” toplined by Indian star Mallika Sherawat, tackles the ancient Eastern myth of the snake woman who can take on various forms.
The film is being produced by Mumbai-based music label and film production banner Venus Records and Tapes along with Bollywood director-producer Govind Menon’s Split Image and producer Vikram Singh. Venus will handle India and worldwide distribution.
Lynch’s most recent film was Surveillance, starring Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond, which premiered at Cannes in May.
The film begins shooting in India in August.