The creator of the empire “Mortal Combat” in Uzbekistan
Famous American film producer Lawrence Alan Kasanoff, accompanied by members of the National Film Commission of Uzbekistan, visited Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent in order to select locations for his next film.
It is expected that part of the filming of a new Hollywood blockbuster will be held in Uzbekistan.
The National Film Commission of Uzbekistan assumed the responsibility for organizing the shooting process in our cities and will accompany the American film crew throughout the shooting days.
For reference, Lawrence Kasanoff is known as the founder of the Mortal Combat franchise and producer of films such as Terminator, Lego – Star Wars. For the production of the film “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” won the Academy Award. He is the executive producer of the film “True Lying” directed by James Cameron starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Lawrence Kasanoff co-founder of the film company “Lightstorm Entertainment”, founded in 1990 in conjunction with film director Jameson Cameron. The company was engaged in producing such films as “Titanic”, “Avatar”. Lawrence took part in the creation of more than 200 films and collected more than a billion dollars in the movie business.
It is worth noting that the National Film Commission of Uzbekistan co-founded the Union of Youth of Uzbekistan, the National Agency Uzbekkino and the Center for the Development of Cinematography was established in 2018 by order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The organization is responsible for the development of cinema tourism, the provision of organizational, production and technical assistance to foreign film companies in the production of film production in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as the promotion of domestic cinemas outside the country.