Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Righteous Kill Al Pacino & Robert Di Nero


















Directed by Jon Avnet













Cinematography by Denis Lenoire














Film fans had to wait decades to see Robert De Niro and Al Pacino share scenes in 1995's Heat. Their second act -- next year's Righteous Kill -- is coming together much more quickly than the first, and ComingSoon has news on new additions to the cast.

The police drama -- in which De Niro and Pacino play a pair of detectives searching for a vigilante killer -- already boasted the participation of the two heavyweights, not to mention Carla Gugino, Donnie Wahlberg, and, um, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. Now, ComingSoon reports, the production has added John Leguizamo, Dan Futterman, Trilby Glover, and Rob Dyrdek -- and Brian Dennehy is in talks to join them. From the article:

Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge) plays a cop in the NYPD who butts heads with Pacino and De Niro as they search for a serial killer. Dennehy (Showtime's "Death of a Salesman," Assault on Precinct 13) takes on the role of their captain. Futterman (A Mighty Heart) and Glover (The Starter Wife) both play attorneys, and Dyrdek (MTV's "Rob and Big") a delinquent, who crosses paths with the detectives during their investigations.

Righteous Kill is being directed by Jon Avnet, from a script by Russell Gewirtz, and is scheduled to begin filming...today, actually. How about that?

Courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes
Jeff Giles

Hope it's better than Heat!!!!

12 comments:

Ocha said...

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Rani said...

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Calista*Was*Here said...

I liked "Heat", that was good and interesting movie.

This one should be good, too.

Great actors.

caricature said...

Seems like an interesting movie. Still gotta see 'Heat' - I bought the dvd long time ago but haven't seen it yet :)

Paper Fan Club said...

I hadn't heard about this one. It's funny how Pacino and DeNiro used to be considered Hollywood elite -- which is why their onscreen pairing in Heat was such big news. They're far from being hacks, but maybe they've faded into the woodwork a bit.

Johnskibeat said...

'Heat' was awesome. Looking forward to this... hope De Niro's recent stab at Hollywood buffooning haven't blunted his acting skills...

NeoAuteur said...

My two favorite actors in the same movie? I have got to see this.

roentarre said...

Seems like a great movie to watch. Would chase it down to watch some weekends. :)

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jonny said...

My favorite Pacino flick is Carlitos Way which also stars John leg. Heat was Awesome! Cant wait for this movie to come out. These 2 greats will always be power houses. Just because they dont do ONE movie per year like Tom Wacko Cruise doesnt mean a damn thing. They have plenty of money and they're doing what they want. Hey Tom mix in a comedy once in a while.

Anonymous said...

faded into the woodwork....they are still on top of the heap....neither chooses to star in movies any longer because they can make the same money for cameos and directiing.....both are in the same class of actor/directors as clint eastwood....both are better actors than eastwood but eastwood is a better director.....those guys are american icons....icons don't fade