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Shakespeare Veteran Al Pacino to Play King Lear on the Big Screen

Al Pacino has signed on to play the greatest role ever written in new screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's King Lear , according to The Guardian . Oscar nominee Michael Radford will direct the major motion picture, with Pacino in the title role, set to begin filming in 2019. Continue reading

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Al Pacino to play King Lear in film adaptation of Shakespeare play

The Godfather and Scarface actor Al Pacino to play King Lear in film adaptation of Shakespeare play… with filming due to start in the UK next year The 78-year-old actor, who made his name playing gangsters in The Godfather and Scarface, will now try his hand at performing one of the English playwright's most recognisable characters. Oscar nominated screenwriter Michael Radford will direct the film, according to the Guardian, with filming set to start next year. Continue reading

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Al Pacino Joins Quentin Tarantino’s Manson Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

Quentin Tarantino’s star-studded “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” just landed another legendary actor: Al Pacino. Pacino will play Marvin Shwarz — Leonardo DiCaprio’s character’s agent in the Sony film — marking his first collaboration with Tarantino. Dating back to his first feature film, 1992’s “Reservoir Dogs,” Tarantino has always cast movie stars he grew up watching, from Robert […] Continue reading

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David Mamet Drama China Doll, Starring Al Pacino, Opens on Broadway

Tony, Emmy and Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino returns to Broadway in David Mamet 's new drama China Doll , officially opening Dec. 4. The two-character play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Glengarry Glen Ross follows a billionaire named Mickey Ross, who has just bought an airplane for his young fiance as he prepares to go into semi-retirement. "He's in the process of leaving his office, and is giving last minute instructions to his young assistant. Continue reading

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Dominic Cooper Lined Up For John Gotti Jr. Role?

Rising star Dominic Cooper has reportedly seen off Johnny Depp, Jeremy Renner and James Franco to play John Gotti Jr. in the mobster biopic. Gotti: Three Generations focuses on the story of noto…Read More >
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Al Pacino’s Broadway Opening In David Mamet’s ‘China Doll’ Delayed Two Weeks

The producers of David Mamet 's new play China Doll , starring Al Pacino , have moved the opening back two weeks, to December 4th from November 19th. That means that for two additional weeks, including the lucrative Thanksgiving holiday weekend when tourists buy out tickets to almost anything on Broadway, China Doll will continue to command post-opening prices as high as $550 per ticket in the secondary market without having been reviewed or given an official press opening. Continue reading

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Al Pacino To Play Joe Paterno?

Al Pacino is in talks to play former college football coach Joe Paterno in a biopic, according to a new report. Paterno lost his battle with lung cancer on January 22nd, aged 85, and he was remem…Read More >
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