Scors­ese plans hit­man biopic

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - News -

Back in Fe­bru­ary Martin Scors­ese told this writer that he was plan­ning to get back to­gether with Robert De Niro for a film con­cern­ing a re­tired as­sas­sin. Speak­ing at Bafta this week, the great man con­firmed that the project is likely to go ahead. Pro­vi­sion­ally ti­tled The Amer­i­can, the pic­ture is to be adapted from an es­teemed non-fic­tion work by Charles Brandt.

The full ti­tle of the book should tell you all you need to know: I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank “The Ir­ish­man” Sheeran and the In­side Story of the Mafia, the Team­sters, and the Fi­nal Ride of Jimmy Hoffa. So there.

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