Robert DeNiro will have a dual role. hero and enemyIn a new movie about the Italian-American mafia, which will be recorded by Warner Bros.
The name of the project, which The Hollywood Reporter announced this Tuesday, and whose theme will follow The Hollywood capo, is ‘The Wise Men’. mafia Vito Genoese Y Frank CostelloLeading two opposing families in the mid-20th century.
De Niro will play both characters.according to the publication.
In 1957, Genovese attempted to assassinate Costello, neutralizing him and forcing him to retire from the mob.
Barry Levinson, who was responsible for titles such as ‘Rain Man’ and ‘Wag the Dog’, will direct the film, which will reunite the producer with De Niro after collaborating on ‘Sleepers’, ‘Wag the Dog’ and ‘Wag the Dog’. HBO series ‘The Sorcerer of Lies’ and ‘What Happened’.
tape will mark De Niro’s 78-year-old return to the genre that made him a star, Among his most famous works are “Goodfellas”, “Casino” and “The Godfather Part II”, for which he won the Oscar for best supporting actor in 1974.
Recently, he starred in his latest movie ‘The Irishman’. Martin ScorseseHe played the crime leader once again in 1950s New York.
In the future, he will reunite with the ‘Taxi Driver’ director to shoot ‘Killer of the Flower Moon’, a ‘western’ set that would become part of the Apple TV+ catalog in the 1920s in Oklahoma state.