Some sources in the industry say that Sri Thenandal Films is trying hard to acquire the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of Thalapathy Vijay’s Sarkar from its original producers Sun Pictures.
An official announcement on this deal will be out in coming days. Thenandal Films had produced Vijay's last film Mersal which went on to be a massive hit. Interestingly, Mersal released on Diwali day 2017 and Sarkar is slated for release this Diwali.
Sources also say that Thenandal Films is desperately trying to get Vijay's dates for his next film and talks have been already initiated. AR Murugadoss of Thuppakki and Kaththi fame is directing Sarkar, the film also has Keerthy Suresh, Radha Ravi, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, Yogi Babu, and Pala. Karuppaiah in pivotal characters.
AR Rahman is composing the music for this magnum opus political action entertainer.