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The estate of belated billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is staying true to the businessman and philanthropist’s promise to bring the disputed Armenian genocide towards the big screen.

The belated vegas casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian earmarked $100 million of his own fortune to make a film about the alleged Armenian genocide.

Kerkorian, probably one of the most crucial figures in developing Las Vegas since it’s known today, passed away in 2015 at the age of 98 with an estimated worth that is net of4 billion. But before he passed, the majority that is former of MGM Resorts pledged $100 million to produce a movie that highlighted the horrific events that occurred between 1915 and 1923 in Armenia.

More than a span of roughly eight years, the Ottoman government systematically exterminated some 1.5 million Armenians. But its successor, the Republic of Turkey, denies genocide ever happened.

Funded by Kerkorian, ‘The Promise’ is a movie that is new sets out to bring the Armenian conflict to theaters across the nation. It tells the fictional story of a love triangle place that is taking 1915 Armenia.

The movie is directed by Terry George, whose credits include ‘Hotel Rwanda,’ the 2004 drama that dealt with the Rwanda genocide, and stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte LeBon.

‘The movie is a love story set in the first World War in Turkey at the beginning of and through the Armenian ge Read more »