Stevenson, Walken and Kilmer Join The Irishman


Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer will star in Code Entertainment’s mob drama The Irishman, reports Variety.

Jonathan Hensleigh (The Punisher) will direct from a screenplay he wrote.

The project is based on the life of mobster Danny Greene (Stevenson), who lorded over Cleveland’s criminal underworld during the late 1970s.

Walken will play infamous loan-sharking nightclub owner Shondor Birns, and Kilmer will portray a Cleveland cop who befriends Greene.

Filming is set to begin on May 19 in Detroit.