23. "One of the fucking greats" In response to In response to 0 Wed Nov-27-19 07:58 PM by Mgmt
Good “Coda” as someone on here said. No hamming it up whatsoever.
I do think Sopranos ending trajectory informed this one.
Not one note “Gimme Shelter” was played, Praise Be.
The de-aging was pretty damn seamless.
>Coming to.... Netflix? Goddamn they just throwing money >around big dick swingin' > >http://deadline.com/2017/02/martin-scorsese-the-irishman-acquired-netflix-robert-de-niro-1201931848/ > >Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman,’ Starring Robert De >Niro Heading To Netflix? >by Liz Calvario >and Anita Busch >February 21, 2017 7:31pm > > 1 > >Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chelsea >Lauren/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (8137205em) Robert De Niro and >Martin Scorsese Producers Guild Awards, Inside, Los Angeles, >USA - 28 Jan 2017 > > Film > Acquisitions > Breaking News > Distribution > News > Martin Scorsese > Netflix > >Rex/Shutterstock > >Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, may >be heading to Netflix which apparently offered $105M for a >full buyout of the film this afternoon after its Mexican >financier, Gaston Pavlovich of Fabrica de Cine fell out, one >source involved with the project told Deadline. Meanwhile, it >is known that STX had already signed agreements with all >output partners to the tune of $50M with about $40M more >accumulated in tax credits and incentives. The negotiations >were continuing late into the day on Tuesday and it was still >at Paramount Pictures at 5 PM which had agreed to a deal for >$15M for domestic rights. > >Related >'Chelsea' Switches To Weekly Format In Season 2, Sets Premiere >Date On Netflix > >It is known that the STX deal was tied to Fabrica de Cine. In >order to move the project to Netflix, many deals would have to >be unraveled legally which has not yet taken place, but >domestic could move over to Netflix much easier. It’s >understood that Netflix is interested in worldwide rights so >that would essentially push STX out. The film, no matter who >ends up with it (as it seems slowly to be moving over to >Netflix), is a sure Oscar possibility. > >The Irishman, based on the Charles Brandt’s true-crime book >I Heard You Paint Houses, tells the deathbed story of mob >hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, who had insider >knowledge about the disappearance and death of Jimmy Hoffa. > >With the deal, which IndieWire first reported, it was known >that Scorsese was looking at a budget of about $150M because >of the visual effects to make the actors appear younger. They >had been talking to Netflix over the past couple of weeks. >Scorsese’s budget was said to be too rich for Mexican >financier-producer Gaston Pavlovich of Fábrica de Cine. It >was Fábrica de Cine that also financed Scorsese’s Silence >to the tune of $50M. > >The Mexican financier was in the center of what became a >bidding war at Cannes for the rights to the high-profile >project with STX winning the foreign rights for a $50M price >tag. The domestic distributor was to be Paramount, which has >just undergone a management change at the top level with the >exit of Brad Grey. It is not known how much Netflix stepped up >to the plate for to win the rights of The Irishman but it was >known that the budget had ballooned from $100M to $150M. The >long-gestating film seems custom made for Oscar as a reunion >of all the great old actors from the filmmakers’ mob films, >reuniting Scorsese with his Goodfellas stars De Niro and Joe >Pesci, as well as mark his first time working with Al Pacino. > >It was one of the biggest sales for foreign rights at Cannes >as the final bids came down to Universal, Fox and STX going >toe-to-toe with Lionsgate along with Stuart Ford’s IM Global >and Alex Walton’s Bloom also in the mix. > >Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox >happy >