Posted on June 22, 2011 at 4:37 pm

Bollywood What's Happenin'

Get three times the Pinto bean!

“Slumdog Millionaire” star Frieda Pinto is everywhere these days. The stunning model and actress plays Caroline, mthe love interest of Will Rodman, played by the adorable James Franco in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes!” Not only that,  she will also star in Micheal Winterbottom and Anurag Kashyap’s next film “Trishna” and Jean-Jacques Annaud’s drama “Black Gold.”

In “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” James Franco plays a brilliant young scientist who think’s he’s found a cure for Alzheimer’s which he proceeds to test on a chimp and it goes terribly wrong. The adaptation of the 1968 “Planet of the Apes” wil be released by Twentieth Century Fox on August 5th.

“Trishna” is also an adaptation of an older film titled “Tess of the D’Ubervilles” and marks the collaboration between Bollywood’s own Anurag Kashyap and the director of “A Might Heart” Micheal Winterbottom. “Trishna” is about a tragic love story between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto riskshaw owner which will be played by Pinto.

“Black Gold” is set in the 1930’s surrounding the life of a young Arab Prince, played by Antonio Banderas, who is torn between allefiance to his conservative fatehr and modern, liberal father-in-law. Frieda Pinto will be playing his lovely daughter in the film.

Get ready for a whole lot of Pinto bean! Keep it locked on Urban Asian to keep up with Frieda Pinto!