Shahrukh khan and Leonardo De Caprio two biggest stars from two different industries are to come together in a jointly produced Hollywood and Bollywood movie, making history for both industries.
Yes it's official info that Shahrukh and Leonardo will be starring together in one of the most exciting collaboration between Hollywood and Bollywood to date.The film named 'Xtrme City' is in it's initial state of script which is being developed for Shahrukh and Leonardo.The film will be produced by legendary hollywood filmmaker and producer Martin Scorsese and Shahrukh Khan.It will be directed by US screenwriter and director Paul Schrader.
The two parties met at the 60th Berlin international film festival where SRK's 'My Name is Khan' was premiered.Martin Scorsese and Leonardo were also there for the promotion of their film Shutter Island.
Martin Scorsese and David Weisman of Scorsese’s Sikelia Productions will equally co-produce 'Xtrme City' with Shahrukh’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment. Creative decisions being made between SRK and Scorsese.The script will be jointly written by Mushtaq Sheikh and Paul Schrader.Both Mushtaq and Paul have been working on the script for a year now and developed the story for Xtrme City with the two characters played by Shahrukh and De Caprio.
“It is fortunate that Martin Scorsese has agreed to be a part of the film. Now, things will start progressing. It will still take some time for us to go on floors with the film."The story line for Xtrme City deals with the Mumbai mafia and slums which includes romance, family emotions and personal obligations. It focuses on an American who gets wrapped up in trouble with the mafia after heading to India in order to help his father-in-law with a kidnapping plot. The movie will be mostly shot in Mumbai, to match the story.
|Left to Right Shahrukh Khan,Martin Scorsese,Leonardo De Caprio,Paul Schrader,Mushtaq Sheikh|
Paul Schrader said: “The script that I am dealing with is about two men who’ve worked together – an American policeman and an Indian ex-bhai. But it’s not a gangster film. It’s not a Satya, Company or Sarkar. It’s a different kind of film.”
Well whatever the script is this is surely a huge step to bring Hollywood and Bollywood to the same platform.Shahrukh have this dream of making a film that the whole world will see and it seems like he is now one step closer to it.If everything goes well Xtrme city will be a treat of a film.