Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro May 'Paint Houses'
According to Variety, Paramount Pictures is hoping to pair Scorsese and
The studio has already set Steve Zaillian to adapt Charles Brandt's book, which focuses on legendary mob assassin Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran. Sheeran told Brandt in his 2004 book that he'd killed Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, along with more than 25 other murders.
Scorsese is attached to direct, with De Niro playing Sheeran. In addition, Scorsese would produce through his Sikelia Prods. banner along with De Niro and Jane Rosenthal's
Teamings for De Niro and Scorsese include "Goodfellas," "Raging Bull," "Casino," "Cape Fear," "The King of Comedy" and "Mean Streets."
Scorsese finally won his best directing Oscar for his last narrative feature, "The Departed." He's in post-production on
Currently starring in