Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese unveil new short film in Macau. Tania Willis reports.
Hollywood royalty gather for premiere of short film ‘The Audition’ at the opening of Macau Studio City
Hollywood royalty Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese unveiled their new short film “The Audition” at the opening of Macau Studio City.
The 15 minute film was produced to promote the opening of the billion dollar casino, which is about the actors competing for a leading role.
DiCaprio said at the news conference how happy he was to have starred alongside his friends in the project.
SOUNDBITE Actor, Leonardo DiCaprio saying (English):
”For me the great joy was getting to be on set with both of these guys. I mean this is the greatest cinematic relationship in cinema history in my opinion.”
Meet The Fockers actor De Niro said shooting the short was just like a big reunion.
SOUNDBITE Actor, Robert De Niro saying (English):
”Of course Marty made it happen with Terry (Winter) so it became a reality. And I’m just happy.”
“The Audition” was filmed in just 5 consecutive days, with director Scorsese admitting that working on such a small movie did not come without its difficulties.
Mariah Carey is set to perform at the opening in Macau, the only place in China where gambling in casinos is legal.