After the completion of 'Vishwaroopam', Kamal Hassan had sent the film to Big Brothers Studio for sound editing. Apparently, Barrie Osborne, producer of 'Lord of the Rings', was interested in watching the movie. He had requested Kamal for watching the movie. Though it was the unedited version, Osborne picked a liking to it, and requested Kamal for a second viewing along with his daughter. Osborne, no doubt, loved the movie. Later, he got his minor doubts on the movie, clarified from Kamal.
And what has this led to? Now Barrie Osborne wants to take a step further in the upcoming Hollywood film with Kamal. He had not only confirmed the deal, but also wants Kamal to direct the film! Kamal is excited about doing the international project, and is extremely happy about the turn of events.