Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci bring alive the story of long-lost union boss Jimmy Hoffa in the gripping new trailer for Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited crime drama The Irishman and Indian Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar is excited about the film.
The film will premiere at the New York Film Festival, September 27th, before it is released on Netflix and in select theaters this fall and Farhan Akhtar wants the “fall” to come early.
Sharing the trailer on his Twitter profile, Farhan Akhtar wrote, “May fall come early this year. #TheIrishman #MartinScorcese #RobertDeNiro #AlPacino #JoePesci”
The Irishman boasts an all-star supporting cast that includes Harvey Keitel, Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons, Jack Huston, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Kathrine Narducci and more.
The film is based on the book, Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt, with an adapted screenplay by Steven Zaillian. The film notably used new anti-aging digital effects to depict De Niro, Pacino and Pesci’s characters as up to 30 years younger.
Meanwhile, Farhan Akhtar will be soon seen in The Sky Is Pink opposite Priyanka Chopra and boxing based sports drama Toofan.