This is the film with which Netflix is hoping to make a hold-up at the Oscars 2020, after being passed to two fingers of the statuette for the best film with Roma of Alfonso Cuaron. The platform SVOD has put online a first trailer of The Irishman of Martin Scorsese, whose worldwide release is announced for this fall. This portrait of the hitman Frank Sheeran and the trade unionist Jimmy Hoffa (1913-1975) marks a return to the sources for the american filmmaker, a regular in the dive in the shallows of the organized crime. The opportunity also to rediscover its staff assigned: Robert de Niro, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel. But also to run for the first time Al Pacino.
Based on the investigation of Charlie Brandt, I Have Paint Houses , The Irishman follows, therefore, this veteran of the Second World War, scammer and professional hitman, played by Robert de Niro. He attended the gangsters, the most notorious of the 20th century, but also the strong man of the syndicate of lorry drivers, americans Jimmy Hoffa, camped by Al Pacino. A friendship that has undoubtedly led to the disappearance in mysterious circumstances in 1975.
160 million dollar budget
held over several decades and chronicling the links disorders between mafia and politics, The Irishman has requested special effects to rejuvenate digitally De Niro and Pacino. With a budget of $ 160 million, the feature-length film is among the most expensive of the platform SVOD. To allow him to compete at the season price, The Irishman will still be screened in a few cinemas. It will have its premiere at the Film Festival of New York, of which it will be opening in late September.
Martin Scorsese could engage without too much delay on a new project, Killers of the Flower Moon , this time for the studio traditional Paramount. After The Independent , this film will see the director of Wolf of Wall Street combine two of his favourite actors, Robert de Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Killers of the Flower Moon chronic murders of Indians to Oklahoma City, in the 1920s, at the time of oil is discovered on their land. And if Leonardo DiCaprio will lead the investigation into the skin of John Edgar Hoover, the famous boss of the FBI that he had already played for Clint Eastwood, Robert De Niro will interpret William Hale, sponsor of the massacres.