Martin Scorsese will shoot a big-budget film about a killer nicknamed “the Irishman”

Мартин Скорсезе снимет высокобюджетный фильм о киллере по прозвищу «Ирландец»

The Director, who without hesitation can be called a benchmark and an example for others when creating movies about organized crime, again takes on the case.

Martin Scorsese has announced shooting new crime Thriller, the name of which is “Irish”. To the execution of the main roles of filmmaker drew their good friends and great professionals – Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and al Pacino. By the way, unlike the first two, Pacino has never worked with Scorsese.

“The Irishman” will be based on the book by Charles Brandt’s “I heard you paint houses”, which tells about real character – killer named Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran.

He was one of the few neatlanta, which became full members of the mafia. After returning from the fronts of the Second world war, Frank Sheeran got in touch with the criminal world. He went to work for a mafia clan, led by Russell, Bufalino. Just on account of Irish were more than 25 dead, including involvement in the Kennedy assassination. By the way, to “paint houses” is slang for mafia meant to kill.

At the moment it is known that the film’s budget would be about 100 million dollars. The date of filming or the premiere is not specified.