Al Pacino and Joe Pesci confirmed for The Irishman

De Niro spills the beans

Robert De Niro

Al Pacino and Joe Pesci will join Robert De Niro in crime drama The Irishman.

Directed by Martin Scorsese, Irishman will be De Niro’s ninth time working with the legendary auteur, and finds the actor playing renowned Mafia hitman Frank ‘The Irishman’ Sheeran.

Both Pacino and Pesci were rumoured to be involved, but De Niro confirmed it once and for all during an interview with MTV.

“We do have the one that we’re definitely doing,” he told them. “Me, Joe Pesci, Pacino and Marty Scorsese directing.”

We wonder if Scorsese will be looking to enlist Sharon Stone as well, considering she also worked with Pesci and De Niro on their last film together, 1995’s Casino

Think this sounds like one cool collaboration? Speak up below...

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    • DonisFun

      Dec 17th 2010, 15:45

      I think I've just shot..... ah yeah I have, this is the best news all year, about time they did something together.

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    • DanRose

      Dec 17th 2010, 17:30

      So what you're telling me is that there is going to be a film directed by Scorsese, staring de Niro, Pacino and Pesci?! Best. Film. Ever??

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    • Avengers

      Dec 17th 2010, 18:31

      This is going to be the film of the new decade, it's only just started. Scorsese with the two greatest ever actors and Pesci back in psycho mode. Does it get ANY BETTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Frankie88

      Dec 18th 2010, 2:29

      Wow, The Avengers just got one upped. :P

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    • NSTUART

      Jan 8th 2011, 15:27

      it only needs Harvey Kietel.......

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