Barry Levinson and Al Pacino, future partner
Go couple. Barry Levinson and Al Pacino are both partners of the future and in fact.
If, You do not know Jack, the first squeezed nailed the second for his portrayal of the recently deceased Jack Kevorkian, Dr. Death, on television (he won an Emmy), and after announcing that Pacino would be in Gotti, a project championed Levinson Market of the Cannes film festival, now say they will work together on the humiliation, the adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel to be shot before Gotti.
Such is the case. Pacino and Levinson were very happy after not know Jack (pictured), of course, because the actor had not really currado Insomnia since 2002 (since then, siesta) and the director had not done anything good from Wag the Dog (1997)-some save Liberty Heights (1999) -. So before Cannes Gotti decided to join forces and became their second joint project with the history of this family, the Gambino mafia of New York, and already discussed in this blog at Christmas, when Nick was directing Cassavetes (click here to read). A has been responsible Pacino’s character Delacroce Aniello, a veteran soldier of the mafia becomes a sort of father figure for junior Gotti: the boy had very bad relationship with his father, John Gotti senior (who will play John Travolta) . It will also be Joe Pesci, but not more actors have been announced for two reasons: because Levinson and screenwriter James Toback (Bugsy) are completely rewriting the script, and it probably will not be shot until 2013.
Before Levinson directed this film The bay, a film of low-budget horror, and, as we now know, Humiliation (The humbling), one of Roth’s later novels and, all told, one of the worst. Lucky quickly released another great work, Nemesis. In Humiliation Axler Pacino will play Simon, a famous actor who suddenly a blocking interpretation, and after destroying a Macbeth at the Kennedy Center realizes that his best days are far behind. Follows his ex-wife to California, where he spends time in a mental hospital, and then return to live in New York, not the city but north of the state until Pegeen, the daughter of friends, 25 years younger than Simon makes him feel alive again and even consider having children. With Pacino and Simon Axler, Levinson and is testing young actresses and other performers who embody weight, for example, Pegeen or agent Axler. The script is responsible Buck Henry, a veteran among veterans at 80 years, he has written scripts such as The Graduate, Catch 22, To Die For, Town & Country and was one of the creators of the super 86, besides acting in fifty films. The filming would take place later this year.