Anil Kapoor
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Anil Kapoor is all set to be a part of another international project. The veteran Bollywood actor will be seen in Amazon Originals' new web series based on The Book of Strange New Things.

Based on the novel by Michel Faber, the web series will be a sci-fi drama. Anil will play the character of Vikram Danesh, authoritative head of an outdoor base, according to The Times of India.

The book narrated a story of a priest, sent to space to build a new colony but goes through an experience that challenges his faith in his own beliefs, the report added.

Matt Charman will write the plot of the series, while Kevin MacDonald will direct it. Anil had earlier worked in a number of international projects like Slumdog Millionaire, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and 24.

The actor's last Bollywood project was Welcome Back in September 4, 2015.