Tuesday, May 28, 2024

DeNiro, Pesci Reunion for Movie Made from Video Game

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Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci may finally be reuniting.

There’s a plan afoot for them to co-star in “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.”

David O. Russell–who’s just about to release “The Fighter”–has been developing a film from the popular video game.

Russell also may have Mark Wahlberg on board for the Columbia Pictures film.

Right now, the script is being composed from scratch. Word is the actual video game didn’t have much there aside from a concept and a name.

Russell didn’t fork over any plot points at last night’s premiere of “The Fighter.” But sources say the story will have something to do with antiquities dealers in New York.

DeNiro and Pesci famously teamed up in five movies: GoodFellas, Casino, Once Upon a Time in America, A Bronx Tale, and Raging Bull.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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