The estate of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is remaining real to the businessman and philanthropist’s vow to bring the disputed Armenian genocide towards the screen that is big.

The late Las Vegas casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian earmarked $100 million of his own fortune to make a film in regards to the alleged Armenian genocide.

Kerkorian, very crucial figures in developing Las Vegas because it’s known today, died in 2015 at the age of 98 with an estimated net worth of $4 billion. But before he passed, the majority that is former of MGM Resorts pledged $100 million to make a movie that highlighted the horrific events that took place between 1915 and 1923 in Armenia.

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

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

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

‘The movie is really a love story set in the 1st World War in Turkey at the start of and through the genocide that is armenian’ George recently toldThe Huffingt

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