De Niro confirmed in Killer Elite

After days of speculation, Ambience Entertainment has confirmed that Robert De Niro will join the cast of The Killer Elite, currently in production in Melbourne.

Surprisingly, Omnilab Media has also divulged the budget for this project: $66m.

It is directed by Gary McKendry, and stars Jason Stathan and Clive Owen, with an Australian cast that includes Ben Mendelsohn, Dominic Purcell, Yvonne Strahovski, Aden Young and Firass Dirani.

Production commenced on May 13, and it is currently being shot in regional Victoria. Work at Melbourne City Central Studios will begin in the coming weeks.


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