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'Brothers' remake of 'Warriors' offers a beefier version aimed at India market

'Brothers' remake of 'Warriors' offers a beefier version aimed at India market

In a testament to globalization, Hollywood has remade the 2011 Gavin O'Connor film "Warrior" with Bollywood talent in the new Fox-Lionsgate production "Brothers: Blood Against Blood," a bid to crack the thriving Indian market. The story of estranged sibling rivals cage-fighting in a mixed martial arts tournament dovetails with Bollywood's classic good brother-versus-bad brother trope. Try as writer Ekta Pathak Malhotra might, however, elements such as an AWOL Iraq war veteran don't lend themselves to Hindi translation. The characters' Christian faith proves less a comment on the religion and more of an easy explanation for the cultural clashes that...

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