Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan come together for Housefull 3

The third installment of the series is all set to go on floors

Housefull 3 has finally been announced, after months of speculations about the cast and crew. Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh, the regular entities of the franchise, will be joined this time by Abhishek Bachchan. But surprisingly, this time the film won’t be directed by Sajid Khan. On the contrary, the film will be directed by Sajid-Farhad, who are all set with their first release Its Entertainment.

Sajid Khan gave this franchise the first two blockbusters but after his dismal performance with Himmatwala, the makers decided to opt for someone else to head the project. Now we hear that Abhishek, Akshay and Riteish have given their dates and the shooting is all set to begin after Its Entertainment releases.

The first installment had Arjun Rampal, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta and Jiah Khan, while the second one had John Abraham, Asin, Jacqueline Fernandes, Shreyas Talpade, Zarine Khan, Sahzahn Padmasee as well. We have no confirmation about the female lead presently. Keep watching this space for more updates on the film.