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Film credit application says Al Pacino wants to bring Vegas back

Filmmakers are good at keeping secrets. Their work relies on the public not knowing when and where movie stars gather to work

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Apr 8, 2024
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Film credit application says Al Pacino wants to bring Vegas back

Filmmakers are good at keeping secrets. Their work relied on the public not knowing when and where movie stars would gather to work, as bystanders often ruined the scenes.

However, applying for tax credits through the Nevada Film Office (part of the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development) means some details of the film's filming will become public knowledge.

That's why we know Al Pacino and Vince Vaughn have signed on for a movie that will shoot in a few months at the Wynn Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip and the El Cortez Hotel downtown .

IMDB describes "Easy Waltz," written and directed by "True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto, as a comedy about "a down-on-his-luck singer" (Vaughn) who makes a comeback to play an old man. Vegas story. Promoter School (Pacino)...until "his brother's (Simon Rex) plans and his own self-sabotaging tendencies threatened the deal."

In the film blogosphere, "A Simple Waltz," starring Michelle Monaghan, has been described as a cross between "Swingers" and "A Star Is Born."

The tax credit form was submitted by an applicant named EW Film. The Nevada Film Office plans to vote on its approval during a hearing Thursday.

The film intends to spend about $8 million in Nevada, resulting in a $1.43 million tax break, according to an incentive calculation worksheet included on Thursday's hearing agenda.

“The arrival of celebrities such as Al Pacino and Vince Vaughn will also boost the state’s tourism industry,” the application states. “In addition, the content of the film itself promotes the allure of Las Vegas shows, adding to the The possibility of moviegoers traveling to Nevada.”

Vegas, baby, Vegas!

Vaughn got her big break with a role in the 1996 film Swingers, which was partially shot in Las Vegas.

“Easy’s Waltz” will be co-executive produced by Todd Phillips, who also became interested in filming in Las Vegas after directing “The Hangover.”

Just last week, the Clark County Zoning Commission voted to approve several variances, setting the stage for the development of Summerlin Production Studios, a $1.8 billion joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Howard Hughes Corporation Make. Construction belongs.

The studio is designed to help Mark Wahlberg realize his dream of turning his second home into "Hollywood 2.0".

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