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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino heat things up in Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' teaser

The film is based on a book called 'I Heard You Paint Houses'.

Aug 01, 2019, 10.18 AM IST
This image released by Netflix shows Joe Pesci, left, and Robert De Niro in a scene from 'The Irishman.'
WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Netflix on Wednesday released the teaser of the highly anticipated gangster drama 'The Irishman.'

The film which is based on a book called 'I Heard You Paint Houses' focuses on Frank Sheeran played by - four times Golden Globe award winner, Robert De Niro, who gets in deep with the wrong people, leading up to the infamous missing of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa in 1975.

The two minutes 12 seconds teaser, is a visual treat comprising of visual effects. It starts off with a conversation between Frank Sheeran and notorious mob-connected union boss Hoffa (played by Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino) who later goes missing. The teaser presented the characters which Director Martin Scorsese used special effects to de-age.

The teaser which takes you on a thriller roller-coaster ride chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history and offers a highly significant journey through the hidden corridors of organised crime and mainstream politics.

It ends with a close shot of a younger De Niro whose intense and bold looks will surely leave you questing to know more about the film.

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in 'The Irishman'. (Image: IMDb)

The official account of Netflix shared the teaser on Instagram. (ANI)

According to Variety, It's the ninth time that De Niro has worked with Scorsese and the first time that Pacino has been directed by the filmmaker. The ensemble cast of the film also includes Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel, who are two long-time Scorsese collaborators.

The film which is set to premiere on the opening night at the 57th New York Film Festival will be available on the streaming platform this fall.

'Avengers: Endgame', 'Aladdin': Hollywood Films To Look Forward To In 2019

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2018 was a great year for entertainment. Hollywood churned out a slew of hits, from the stable of Marvel, DC Comics, to those from Disney. Well, this year too, promises to be an exciting one. The line-up in 2019 includes Quentin Tarantino’s latest, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood', 'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins’ second feature, and Taraji P Henson in 'What Men Want'. From 'Avengers: Endgame' to 'Toy Story 4', 'StarWars' to 'The Lion King', Disney has at least five films that could very well shatter records at the global box office in 2019. Here are the biggest and most anticipated movie releases of 2019: (In Pic: On the left is the poster of 'Avengers: Endgame' and on the right is the poster of 'Aladdin'.)

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