Casino Short Film Lineup: Scorsese, De
Niro, DiCaprio, Pitt, by Mike Fleming Jr - 31st August
Crown Entertainment Promotions
How many short films ever boasted this kind of star
wattage? RatPac Entertainment is producing a short
being directed by Martin Scorsese that will be used
as a campaign for Melco-Crown Entertainment (MCE),
Lawrence Ho and James Packers global resorts
and casino brand.
got the best cast for a casino-themed film since Steven
Soderbergh was making the Oceans Eleven films:
Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The
script was written by Wolf Of Wall Street scribe and
Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter. RatPacs
Brett Ratner and RSAs Jules Daly are producing
and Packer and Ho are executive producing.
film will premiere next year at the opening of Melco-Crowns
newest movie-themed resort Studio City in Macau, the
big gambling mecca that is now part of China. Its
the first time De Niro, Pitt and DiCaprio have worked
with Martin Scorsese together in the same film.
has done five with Scorsese, and De Niro eight, but
none together until now. De Niro and DiCaprio did
This Boys Life back in 1993, with De Niro so
impressed by the kid that he suggested to his pal
Scorsese that he ought to meet DiCaprio. The two met
and hit it off pretty well. Maybe this convergence
with Pitt is a good warmup for that Frank Sinatra
film Scorsese and DiCaprio have been talking about?
here for full article and multimedia