The wait is over. Here’s the great news for all De Niro and Al Pacino fans who are dying to see the two living legends together on screen. Netflix has finally revealed the trailer of the Martin Scorsese directed film The Irishman. It is assumed to be the biggest crime drama until now by Scorsese, the twelve-time Oscar nominee.
Titbits of the Film
The film is indeed star-studded. From Robert De Niro to Al Pacino to Joe Pesci all are gracing the screen of The Irishman. It is based on Charles Brandt’s book ” I Heard You Paint Houses”. The story of the film revolves around a famous case of the disappearance of union leader Jimmy Hoffa. A former WWII person Frank Sheeran is supposed to be engaged in this notorious case. Frank is also a mafia hitman in his real life.
Robert De Niro plays the role of Frank and Al Pacino plays the portrays the character of Jimmy. However, that case is still a mystery.
The film has a whopping budget of $140 million. It has some high-end technology as it shows the story through multiple decades. Special de-aging technology was used to make the actors look authentic in their younger age. In some sections of the movie, the actors are playing 30 years younger than their actual age.
No wonder, why the film took such a long time to come on board. Ever since its announcement, fans are waiting eagerly for the movie. But due to such advanced involvement of technology, it took a lot of time. Editor Thelma Schoonmaker said the actors will be seen at their younger age in the first of the movie. While in the second half they will play their real age.
The film will involve a number of blood-soaked scenes since it is a murder mystery. Audience gets a glimpse of the primary characters in the teaser. Other cast members include Stephen Graham, Jesse Plemons, Ray Romano, and Bobby Cannavale.
When two legend actors De Niro and Pacino come together on screen, it promises to be the biggest film of the year. These two excellent actors shared the screen in two previous movies Heat and Righteous Kill.
The Irishman is set to release on September 27, 2019. If you haven’t checked out the trailer yet, go watch it now.