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Martin Scorsese says he and Robert De Niro will reunite for 'The Irishman'

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Robert-De-NiroImage Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesMartin Scorsese told an audience at a BAFTA event celebrating his films that he intends to reunite with longtime collaborator Robert De Niro for The Irishman, an adaptation of I Heard You Paint Houses, about mafia assassin Frank Sheeran. Though the director said that the project could begin filming next year, it still isn’t financed, and according to one source, the script itself is still unfinished. Scorsese is currently shooting Hugo Cabret, a 3-D version of the Brian Selznick book, starring Chloë Moretz, Asa Butterfield, and Sacha Baron Cohen. He has yet to announce his next project.

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Originally posted December 13 2010 — 1:18 PM EST

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