Lokesh Kanagaraj, the celebrated director known for his blockbuster hits like ‘Kaithi’ and ‘Vikram,’ is gearing up for his next cinematic venture, ‘Leo,’ featuring Vijay in the lead role. As the excitement mounts for ‘Leo’s’ theatrical release on October 19, fans have been speculating whether it will be a part of Lokesh’s evolving Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU).
In a recent YouTube interview, Lokesh Kanagaraj shared his perspective on the LCU and its future. While he has successfully introduced a cinematic universe trend by seamlessly integrating stars into his films, ‘Kaithi’ and ‘Vikram,’ he expressed caution when it comes to ‘Leo.’
Lokesh Kanagaraj clarified that he didn’t want to disappoint fans by merely incorporating small connections to ‘Leo’ within his cinematic universe. With only two films under his LCU thus far, he stressed the importance of not rushing into expanding it further. The director revealed that he hadn’t determined when the third LCU film would be unveiled, emphasizing that it was still a work in progress.
Addressing the burning question about ‘Leo’s’ involvement in the LCU, Lokesh Kanagaraj discussed the matter with Vijay and arrived at a decision. He confirmed that ‘Leo’ is a standalone film, separate from the LCU.
‘Leo’ is now on the verge of its highly anticipated theatrical release, scheduled for October 19. This thrilling movie will be accessible to audiences in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi, with reservations for screenings in Tamil Nadu and other Indian locations set to open soon.
As ‘Leo’ prepares to make its big-screen debut, fans can look forward to an exceptional cinematic experience that diverges from Lokesh Kanagaraj’s LCU while promising its own unique appeal and excitement.