short to launch Studio City - 2nd September 2014
Pitt, Robert DeNiro and Leonardo DiCaprio
Studio City opens next year in Cotai it will feature
a short film directed by Martin Scorsese as a campaign
for Melco Crown Entertainments newest property.
Hollywood, an online film and entertainment industry
source, reported that RatPac Entertainment is producing
the short which will feature big-name actors such
as Robert DeNiro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.
to the report, the script was written by Wolf of Wall
Street scribe and Boardwalk Empire creator Terence
addition to RatPacs Brett Ratner and RSAs
Jules Daly, Lawrence Ho and James Packer co-chairmen
of Melco Crown Entertainment will be executive
producers of Scorseses short.
short film is set to premier next year at the opening
of Studio City, which is slated to open mid-2015.
total budget for Studio City has increased to US$2.3
billion (MOP18.4 billion) from the original planned
cost of US$2.0 billion (MOP16 billion). However, this
cost may not be final, according to a company filing
last week with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
cost estimate may be revised depending on a number
of variables, including receipt of all necessary governmental
approvals, the final design and development plan,
funding costs, the availability of financing on terms
acceptable to us, and prevailing market conditions,
the filing reads.
City will be a large-scale integrated entertainment,
retail and gaming resort. The mid-year opening date
may be changed due to delays such as governmental