The teaser trailer for Martin Scorsese’s new crime drama The Irishman has been released. Robert De Niro stars in this biopic about war veteran turned mobster Frank Sheeran.
The film is based on the novel I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt and the screenplay was adapted by Steven Zailian who has previously worked with Scorsese in Gangs of New York. The story spans the life of Sheeran and a de-aging effect has been used to portray cast member through various stages of their lives. Sheeran is most famously known for his involvement in Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance.
In addition to De Niro, the cast roster is filled with Academy Award winners including Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Anna Paquin. Harvey Keitel, who was nominated for his role in Barry Levinson’s 1991 hit Bugsy, also stars in this film.
The Irishman hits selects theaters and will be available on Netflix this fall.