Kareena in, Katrina out in Race 2
One of the 2008's biggest grosser of the year Abbas-Mustan's Race 2is again in news. Firstly for its sequel and most importantly for Kareena factor. Katrina who was part of the blockbuster Race is out of the Race sequel. She has been replaced by none other than her biggest rival Kareena Kapoor.
Ramesh Taurani from Tips says, "Yes, we are already working on the script of Race 2. We were thrilled with Race's success. Theatrically and overseas, it grossed Rs 120 crore and was one of the blockbusters of 2008; that's why we are planning a sequel to it. Abbas-Mustaan will direct the sequel while Saif and Anil will be retained. We are also going in for new casting with the sequel. Kareena will act in Race 2 opposite Saif. In Race, the story will be different while some of the characters will remain the same."
Saif remarked, "I am very excited to be part of the Race sequel. I have been offered many sequels but there are only certain films which merit a sequel Race is one of them. We aim to make Race 2 better than the original. It will be slicker, faster, sexier, more thrilling and upgraded in a much bigger way from Race."
Race 2 will be the third flick in which Saif will be paired opposite Kareena.