Ravi Patel Boards ‘Kiss of the Con Queen’ True Crime Thriller – The Hollywood Reporter

Ravi Patel is also the director Meet Patel A documentary about his efforts to land an Indian bride with the help of his matchmaking parents has landed him a starring role in a true crime thriller. Kiss of the Con Queen.

Thai-British director Tom Waller cast Patel in the role of a maverick mastermind known as the “Con Queen of Hollywood”. Patel is also set to star on Fox Animal control and repeats during the performance Three women Drama, opposite Betty Gilpin, Shailene Woodley and Devanda Weiss.

Patel’s other upcoming credits include appearing opposite Zachary Levy in Sony Pictures’ live-action adaptation of Harold and Purple Crayon. The Kiss of the Con Queen film casting announced at AFM sees the indie feature directed by Waller from a script by Ian O’Brien based on true events.

O’Brien based the script on his experience of being defrauded by Indonesian food blogger Hargobind Tahilramani, who was eventually arrested in December 2020 in Manchester, England, after an FBI investigation uncovered hundreds of cases of fraud and identity theft. Victims in cinema. Tahilramani is currently awaiting extradition to the US to face unspecified charges.

picture Kiss of the Con Queen Recalls an actor based in Bangkok, Thailand, who believed a powerful female executive at a Hollywood studio wanted a lead role in a TV show. For an audition in Jakarta, Indonesia, he discovers an elaborate scam to hand over money. Instead, the actor ends up giving the con queen exactly what he wants – the amazing role he was wrongly promised.

The film will shoot in Bangkok, beginning in December 2022, ahead of additional locations in Jakarta and other countries. The project is a co-production between Wallers de Warren Pictures, Japan’s Yaman Films and Film Bangkok, the relaunched film division of Thailand’s Tero Entertainment PCL..

Patel is repped by Buchwald and Mainstay Entertainment.

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