As parole officer Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro) counts the days toward a quiet retirement, he is asked to review the case of Gerald “Stone” Creeson (Edward Norton), in prison for covering up the murder of his grandparents with a fire. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man’s decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both. Stone skillfully weaves together the parallel journeys of two men grappling with dark impulses, as the line between lawman and lawbreaker becomes precariously thin
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The movie Gods obviously have spoken and answered our prayers after the god-awful Righteous Kill limped to the theaters a few weeks ago. Trust me, Curtis Jackson was not the only one who should have been cut out of the marketing.
Well it seems Mr. Deniro has wised up and gotten back with the short guy..Martin Scorsese. What a wise guy!
via Latino Review
Paramount Pictures is plotting a return to organized crime for Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro. Studio has set Steve Zaillian to adapt “I Heard You Paint Houses,” the book about the mob assassin who many believe was involved in the death of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa.
Scorsese is attached to direct. De Niro will play Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran, who is reputed to have carried out more than 25 mob murders. Pic will be produced by Scorsese and Tribeca partners De Niro and Jane Rosenthal. Project landed at Paramount through the overall deal that the studio has with Scorsese’s Sikelia Prods.