Martin Scorsese's Next Gangster Epic Will Reunite All Of His Favourite Muses

De Niro, Pacino, Pesci... we're just missing Leo for a full house

Having finally completed his decade-spanning passion project Silence, Martin Scorsese is set to give the people what they actually want, namely: an Irish mob film starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and, if the rumours are true, Joe Pesci and Bobby Cannavale.

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Titled The Irishman and set to be released in 2019, the film is an adaptation of the book I Heard You Paint Houses, which chronicles the exploits of Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran, a high-ranking mob hitman.

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This will be the ninth collaboration between Scorsese and De Niro, with their latest film taking a different approach when it comes to distribution; after Netflix picked up the rights from Paramount.

In the meantime, Scorsese is busy working on a new project with Leonardo Di Caprio. Let's hope that he can convince him to make an appearance in a little Irish mob film with Bobby and Al.