Date: 12th April 2001
Production on LEONARDO DICAPRIO's new film GANGS OF NEW YORK (2001) will finally end this week (ends15APR01).
The movie, which details the rise of rival gangs in the American city that lead to the emergence of the mob, is directed by MARTIN SCORSESE and began filming in Rome, Italy, in September (00).
Hollywood heart-throb DiCaprio is one of the few leading actors still on-set and is due to film his final scenes on Friday (13APR01), while his co-star DANIEL DAY LEWIS will finish on Thursday (12APR01). CAMERON DIAZ completed her scenes four weeks ago. Gangs of New York (2001) is the most expensive movie ever made by American studio MIRAMAX, with a whopping budget of $90 million (£60 million). The film is due to be released in Britain next winter (01). (KW/WNWCAN)