Posts Tagged ‘Al Pacino’

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MARTIN SCORSESE And ROBERT DE NIRO Teaming Up For New Mob Related Movie

February 16, 2010

ROBERT DE NIRO With MARTIN SCORSESE


Source: Reuters

THRALL WORLD isn’t 100% sure if this is the “I HEARD YOU PAINT HOUSES” adaptation that we posted about a year and a half ago but it seems likely. Movie was in scripting stage at that point. Here’s the latest:

Martin Scorsese is keen to revive a cinematic partnership with Robert De Niro that goes back to “Mean Streets” nearly 40 years ago and says the project will be related to the mobster world.

“Bob De Niro (and I) are talking about something that has to do with that world. There’s no doubt about that. We’re working on something like that, but it’s from the vantage point of older men looking back, none of this running around stuff.”

The Hollywood heavyweights last worked together on “Casino” in 1995.

Read more HERE.

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AL PACINO To Play JACK “DR. DEATH” KEVORKIAN In HBO Movie

May 27, 2009

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DR. JACK KEVORKIAN And His "MERCY MACHINE"
Source: Variety

Al Pacino has been set to star in an HBO telepic about right-to-die champion Dr. Jack Kevorkian, to be helmed by Barry Levinson. Pic will revolve around Kevorkian’s construction of his infamous “Mercy Machine,” his first assisted suicide in the early 1990s and the resulting media frenzy.

Kevorkian was convicted of second-degree murder in 1999 as a result of his involvement in an assisted suicide that was videotaped and later shown on TV. He was released from prison in 2007.

Read more HERE.

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MARTIN SCORSESE And ROBERT DE NIRO Teaming Up For ‘PAINT HOUSES’

October 2, 2008

ROBERT DE NIRO With MARTIN SCORSESE

ROBERT DE NIRO With MARTIN SCORSESE


Source: Variety, ComingSoon.net

Paramount Pictures has set Steve Zaillian to adapt “I Heard You Paint Houses,” the book about the mob assassin who many believe was involved in the death of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa. Martin Scorsese is attached to direct. Robert De Niro will play Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran.

According to the 2004 book, written by Charles Brandt, Sheeran confessed to the killing and dismemberment of Hoffa.

Read more HERE.

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AL PACINO And ROBERT DENIRO: ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’ Trailer

May 24, 2008

ROBERT DENIRO and AL PACINO Star in \'RIGHTEOUS KILL\'
Source: Apple, Coming Soon

Academy Award winners Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) star as a pair of veteran New York City police detectives on the trail of a vigilante serial killer in the adrenaline fueled psychological thriller Righteous Kill, directed by Jon Avnet (Red Corner, Fried Green Tomatoes) and written by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man).

Watch it HERE.

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AL PACINO and ROBERT DENIRO Reunite In ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’: Teaser Trailer Posted Online

March 8, 2008

ROBERT DENIRO and AL PACINO Star in ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’
Source: Yahoo! Movies

YAHOO has been kind enough to post the teaser trailer for ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’, the new movie starring AL PACINO and ROBERT DENIRO.

Watch it HERE.

The crime drama, directed by JON AVNET and co-starring 50 Cent, Donnie Wahlberg and Carla Gugino is scheduled for release on September 12th, 2008.

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