The partnership between this permanent A list mostly movie actor who is an Oscar winner/nominee and the heir apparent to a media empire has everyone scratching their heads as to what is going to happen next.
It is a very unlikely pairing.
Robert De Niro
Father: Rupert Murdoch
James Murdoch acquires majority stake in Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Festival
James Murdoch has taken a controlling stake in the Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by actor Robert De Niro.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
The acquisition is the latest move by Murdoch, who earlier this year launched the investment firm Lupa Systems, following Disney’s $71-billion majority acquisition of 21st Century Fox.
Murdoch, an heir of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, reportedly plans to invest $1 billion from his Disney windfall into media, entertainment and technology companies.- Source