With Race and Race 2, director duo, Abbas - Mustan have managed to create a good brand recall value for the suspense thriller starring Saif Ali Khan and Anil Kapoor in the lead.
Reports on Race 3 have been making the rounds for a long time and directors Abbas-Mustan, while promoting Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, confirmed that they are working on an idea for Race 3. However, as per current buzz, producer Ramesh Taurani in keen to reboot the Race franchise.
Taurani wants to reboot the Race franchise with a fresh cast and the producer is currently planning to rope in two gen-next superstars instead of Saif Ali Khan and Anil Kapoor to take the franchise forward. Reportedly, the third instalment of the successful franchise will not be directed by Abbas-Mustan.
Ramesh Raurani, on being asked about the casting of Race 3 by Mumbai Mirror, said,
"We are currently working on the script. We are yet to finalise the cast, location or the director. All I can say is that the film will roll this year."
Race released in 2008 while Race 2 released in 2013.