"LAST VEGAS" Begins Production In Las Vegas

Oscar®-Winners Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline Star in the Jon Turteltaub-Directed Comedy

Nov 05, 2012, 09:05 ET from CBS Films

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the date because film legends Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline will be coming to a theater near you next Holiday Season straight from fabulous LAST VEGAS! The film, which will be released on December 20th, 2013, marks the first time ever these four Hollywood icons, who have garnered a total of six Oscar® wins and 14 nominations and accumulated over an estimated $16.6 billion at the worldwide box office, will appear together on the big screen.

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CBS Films and Good Universe announced today that principal photography on the comedy LAST VEGAS has commenced in Las Vegas, Nevada and will continue to shoot in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to filming on the iconic Las Vegas Strip, the cast will also shoot at ARIA Resort & Casino. 

Directed by Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure, While You Were Sleeping) from a screenplay by Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love, Tangled), LAST VEGAS co-stars Oscar®-winner Mary Steenburgen (The Help), Jerry Ferrara (Think Like A Man), Romany Malco (Weeds) and Roger Bart (Political Animals).

The ensemble comedy follows four old friends who decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single. LAST VEGAS is being produced by Laurence Mark (Julie & Julia, Dreamgirls) and Amy Baer. Nathan Kahane and Lawrence Grey are serving as executive producers. Good Universe's Matt Leonetti is co-producing. 

Executive Vice President of Production Maria Faillace and Creative Executive Alex Ginno are overseeing the project for CBS Films. Nicole Brown, Executive Vice President of Production, is overseeing the project for Good Universe which is also handling international sales.

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About Good Universe
Good Universe is an independent full-service motion picture financing, production and global sales company with the infrastructure and resources to develop, package, produce and fully finance its movies. The Company, founded by longtime partners Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane in the spring of 2012, finances and produces multi-quadrant properties with true franchise potential and movies with original voices. Future franchises at Good Universe are modeled on Drake's franchise-building strategy while President of the Motion Picture group at Lionsgate, which resulted in The Expendables and global box-office juggernaut The Hunger Games. Good Universe has a growing feature slate which includes a reimagining of the internationally acclaimed South Korean film Oldboy, directed by Spike Lee, starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley; and the comedy Last Vegas with partners CBS Films which features an all-star cast including Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline and Morgan Freeman.