News of Samantha signing the Tamil- Telugu remake of Kannada hit U-Turn has been making rounds for two years now. The film was a big hit in Kannada and starred Shradda Srinath in the lead role. The supernatural thriller was directed by Pawan of Lucia fame.

Now the news has been confirmed. The film will start rolling from January and Samantha is expected to reprise Shraddha’s role from the original. Director Pawan will direct the remake also and made his debut as an actor. Cast and crew details are awaited.

Samantha is currently filming Sivakarthikeyan’s SK11 with director Ponram, Vishal’s Irumbhu Thirai, Vijay Sethupathi’s Super Deluxe and Savithri’s biopic Mahanati.