This Article is From Oct 26, 2013

Robert De Niro developing cultural complex in China?

Robert De Niro developing cultural complex in China?

Robert De Niro has teamed up with local businessmen in Shanghai

Highlights

  • Veteran actor Robert De Niro is planning to come up with a complex featuring hotels, restaurants and a cultural centre.
  • The 70-year-old Oscar winner has teamed up with local businessmen in Shanghai to launch a venture called Project 179, said the Hollywood Reporter.
  • "By ensuring a design that reflects the vibrant history of Shanghai, Project 179 can serve as a jewel in its crown: ushering in a bright future while paying homage to its rich and storied past," De Niro said.
  • In addition to Project 179, De Niro's business ventures also include Tribeca Productions, Tribeca Enterprises and Tribeca Film Festival, as well as renowned restaurants and hotels, including the Nobu Hospitality Group, Tribeca Grill and Locanda Verde.
Los Angeles: Veteran actor Robert De Niro isplanning to come up with a complex featuring hotels,restaurants and a cultural centre.

The 70-year-old Oscar winner has teamed up with localbusinessmen in Shanghai to launch a venture called Project179, said the Hollywood Reporter.

"By ensuring a design that reflects the vibrant historyof Shanghai, Project 179 can serve as a jewel in its crown:ushering in a bright future while paying homage to its richand storied past," De Niro said.

In addition to Project 179, De Niro's business venturesalso include Tribeca Productions, Tribeca Enterprises andTribeca Film Festival, as well as renowned restaurants andhotels, including the Nobu Hospitality Group, Tribeca Grilland Locanda Verde.