The Irishman photos tease that a lot can happen in a lifetime
Netflix has revealed new photos from the highly-anticipated crime drama The Irishman giving viewers a look at the de-aging technology used for Robert De Niro (Joker) as we follow his character through his lifetime. Check out the new The Irishman photos in the gallery below and look for the full trailer to debut tonight!
Robert De Niro headlines the flick as mob hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, reputed to have carried out more than 25 murders. Al Pacino will portray infamously slain labor leader Jimmy Hoffa in what will mark the Academy Award winner’s first time working with Scorsese.
An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries, and connections to mainstream politics.
The Irishman, based on the book by Charles Brandt, will employ extensive (and expensive) digital de-aging techniques so the older actors can portray their characters through the decades. Joe Pesci will portray Pennsylvania Mafia boss Russell Bufalino, who may have had a hand in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Ray Romano will play another member of the same crime family, Bill Bufalino.
The Irishman will begin its theatrical rollout starting November 1 before premiering on Netflix starting November 27.
The Irishman Photos Tease That a Lot Can Happen in a Lifetime