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‘Spyder’ to be Mahesh Babu’s biggest release in US

Superstar Mahesh Babu’s forthcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual spy thriller Spyder is slated to release in over 800 screens in the U.S., making it the biggest release in the actor’s career.

According to a statement released by Atmus Entertainment, the U.S. distributor of the film, 800 screens have been locked so far for the release of Spyder.

This would be the second biggest Telugu release after Baahubali 2, which was released in over 1,000 screens in the U.S..

Mahesh plays an Intelligence Bureau officer in Spyder, directed by A.R Murugadoss. The project marks the first time collaboration of Murugadoss and Mahesh.

Tipped to be made on a lavish budget of approximately ₹120 crore, the film will based on bio-terrorism and it features actor-filmmaker SJ Suryah as the antagonist.

Rakul Preet Singh plays the leading lady.

Spyder is slated to hit the screens on September 27 worldwide. U.S. premieres are scheduled for September 26.