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Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese To Start Filming ‘The Irishman’ this January

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Martin Scorsese’s new movie The Irishman will start filming January 2017.

Martin Scorsese’s new project The Irishman will reunite Scorsese with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, and it marks his first film with Al Pacino. De Niro will play Frank Sheeran, a high-ranking Teamsters official with ties to the Bufalino crime family. Shortly before his death in 2003, Sheeran confessed that he killed fellow Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, whose body has never been found. He also claimed that it was Hoffa who wanted John F. Kennedy killed.

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The Irishman was written by the Gangs of New York writer Steve Zaillin and based on the Charles Brandt’s best-selling book I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa.

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino has been attached to star in The Irishman for years. The movie finally has received a start date now that  the movie has officially received financing, filming is expected to start shooting in January following the release of his upcoming feature film Silence.

Via The Hollywood Reporter

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