After 'The Godfather Part II', 'Heat', and 'Righteous Kill', Robert De Niro and Al Pacino have come together yet again for Martin Scorsese's new gangster film 'The Irishman'. The first trailer of the upcoming venture surfaced on Wednesday, July 31 and it looks promising from the very first visuals. Based on the book 'I Heard You Paint Houses' by Charles Brandt, the film tells a story of hitman Frank Sheeran and his rumored involvement in the disappearance and murder of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa.
The trailer features Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran and Al Pacino as Jimmy Hoffa. The trailer is carefully knitted around a gloomy backdrop and is packed with action sequences. Besides the veteran stars, the film also features Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel in the lead.
Watch the trailer here:
THE IRISHMAN. A Martin Scorsese Picture. pic.twitter.com/gNuZaWZIQk— The Irishman (@TheIrishmanFilm) July 31, 2019
Fans have widely appreciated the classic reunion of the veteran stars. Interestingly, De Niro's digital de-aging of in the film has grabbed many eyeballs and fans reminisced his 'The Godfather Part II' days.
Take a look:
Son: Dad what is a bad movie?— Un-bhadralok bangali (@goonereol) July 31, 2019
Dad: Don't know son we are Scorsese fans....
(When you have Scorsese,Pacino, De niro, Pesci in a single movie you know it will be a masterpiece).
A Martin Scorsese film and Quentin Tarantino film in the same year you love to see it— Josh Leather (@INLAMPSWETRUST) July 31, 2019
A decent trailer of a movie that isn’t a remake or a live action version of a recycled idea. I’m shook.— Evan (@evanandrewc) July 31, 2019
While Scorsese is reuniting with De Niro after 1995’s 'Casino' for the project, this is the first time Al Pacino is working with the filmmaker. 'The Irishman' which was had its initial opening at the New York film festival will be released in cinemas and on Netflix this autumn.
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