Everyone should be in a church or temple or mosque praying that this happens.
It’s been reported around town that Joe Pesci and Al Pacino are currently in negotiations to join The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s potential reunion with Robert De Niro, which tells the story of mob hit man Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. [Deadline via Cinema Blend]
The film’s in development over at Paramount under De Niro’s Tribeca banner. Steve Zaillian wrote the adaptation.
If these deals go through, this thing will be the hottest commodity around, one of the most high-profile crime films in production since Casino and Heat, which starred all of these players in one capacity or another. Let’s hope these additions cause Scorsese to choose this project next after he’s done with Hugo Cabret.
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