According to grapevine, Shahrukh Khan and Leonardo De Caprio will be starring together in one of the most exciting collaborations between Hollywood and Bollywood to date. And the glam girl, Angelina Jolie will play the female lead in the film too. The script for a new film called ‘Xtrme City’ (extreme city) has been developed for the two big stars of the silver screen.The film will be produced by the heavyweight Hollywood filmmaker and producer Martin Scorsese and directed by US screenwriter and director Paul Schrader. SRK will be playing the role of a don and Leonardo will be seen as the cop chasing this kliller Don. However, details about Angelina's role has not been confirmed by the sources as of now.
The idea of the film evolved after a meet between the parties at the 60th Berlin international Film Festival. SRK’s My Name is Khan was premiered at the festival and Martin Scorsese and De Caprio were also in Berlin for promotion of their film Shutter Island.Discussions between the three transpired into the hopes of SRK doing a distinguished film which combined the energies and experience of Hollywood and Bollywood. The initial discussions evolved into the script for the ambitious project of Xtrme City.
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 control for the film will be shared with all the decisions being made between SRK and Scorsese.The writing for the movie will be done jointly by Mushtaq Sheikh and Paul Schrader. It’s reported that the deal was struck between the two production companies because Sheikh wrote Khan’s Ra.One and had connections with Schrader.