Mumbai: In his action flick ‘Attack,’ which is due to hit screens on April 1, actor John Abraham will be seen trying out for the role of a ‘super soldier’.
John explained what exactly a Super Soldier is in a candid conversation with IANS.
He says, “In the art of modern warfare today, the rules of engagement have changed. We want to make sure there’s as little collateral damage as possible in the world, so that’s why we wanted to do a different action movie because we’ve done a lot of action movies… The action can be different, we can be different… When I say us, I mean the entertainment production house.”
The film’s story revolves around the character of John, an army veteran who, while battling his inner demons, volunteers to be part of a government experiment to become a cybertronic humanoid super-soldier developed to fight terrorism.
He added: “We wanted to do something very unique. The action needs to have a unique selling proposition and we thought of a super soldier concept…I was inspired and we gave credit to that person. in the movie — a civilian named Nathan in the United States who is a paraplegic and has a chip in his brain.”
John shared: “It’s all real life and it’s just around the corner. When I started doing this movie it felt very far-fetched… We wanted to do a different movie and that’s why a super soldier concept where there is no collateral damage for an Indian soldier.”
Directed by Lakshya Raj Anand, ‘Attack (Part 1) also stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Rakul Preet Singh, Prakash Raj, Ratna Pathak Shah.
Dr. Jayantilal Gada (Pen Studios), John Abraham (JA Entertainment) and Ajay Kapoor Productions present John Abraham’s action artist “Attack”, which will be released worldwide by Pen Marudhar. The film is set to hit theaters on April 1.