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Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ to Close London Film Festival

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” his eagerly awaited mobster film starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, will close the BFI London Film Festival. The long-in-the-works Netflix drama will have its international premiere in London on the fest’s final night Oct. 13. The cast members are expected to attend, as is Scorsese. “This picture […] Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ to Open New York Film Festival

“The Irishman” will, it turns out, be ready in time to world premiere as the opening night film of the 57th New York Film Festival. Martin Scorsese’s long-gestating crime drama, which relies on special effects to “de-age” stars Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, has long eyed the coveted slot. After all, Scorsese is perhaps […] Continue reading

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Al Pacino Near Deal to Star in Drama Series ‘The Hunt’ at Amazon

Al Pacino is close to closing a deal to star in the upcoming drama series “The Hunt” at Amazon, Variety has confirmed with sources. Should the deal close, it would mark Pacino’s first regular television role in his long and storied career. Amazon declined to comment. Pacino has previously starred in the TV miniseries “Angels in America” […] Continue reading

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Brando and Pacino in The Godfather

Two movie greats, Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, in one scene from The Godfather! Related PostsAl Pacino wins Golden Globe Happy 71st Birthday Al Pacino Paterson: New NBC drama films in the Silk City Biography Channel focuses on Al Pacino … Continue reading

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Nobody wanted Pacino in The Godfather!

You wouldn’t think so now, but Al Pacino almost wasn’t in “The Godfather” – unbelievable! Related PostsChina Doll and FCPA Risk in the Supply Chain Al Pacino film inspired by singer-songwriter Steve Tilston to be… Labor Dispute Over Tony Awards … Continue reading

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Al Pacino Near Deal to Star in Drama Series ‘The Hunt’ at Amazon

Al Pacino is close to closing a deal to star in the upcoming drama series “The Hunt” at Amazon, Variety has confirmed with sources. Should the deal close, it would mark Pacino’s first regular television role in his long and storied career. Amazon declined to comment. Pacino has previously starred in the TV miniseries “Angels in America” […] Continue reading

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Inside ‘Scarface’s’ Sometimes Rocky Road to Becoming a Classic

“Scarface,” which opened Dec. 9, 1983, made money at the box office but wasn’t immediately profitable. In the 35 years since then, the film has been embraced as a classic. On April 6, 1982, Variety announced star Al Pacino and director Sidney Lumet were working on a remake of the 1932 film, but before long […] Continue reading

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