Qazi Anwar Hussain has decided to cast ABM Sumon as Masud Rana in MR-9, a film based on the novel, Dhongsho Pahar, from the popular Bangladeshi spy thriller series, Masud Rana. Helmed by Bangladeshi-born Hollywood director and actor Asif Akbar, MR-9 is jointly produced by Jaaz Multimedia and Silver Nine.
After going through numerous photographs, the writer selected ABM Sumon for the lead role, after coming across his performance as a SWAT officer in Dhaka Attack.
MR -9's screenplay is developed by Abdul Aziz, Chairperson of Jaaz Multimedia, along with director Asif Akbar, and contemporary thriller writer Nazim Ud Daula.
ABM Sumon is currently working on his fitness under the guidance of Khosru Parvez. The shooting of the film will begin once coronavirus restrictions are lifted. It will be shot across Los Angeles, Bangladesh and South Africa, among other locations.