• Robert De Niro In Talks For Joaquin Phoenix ‘Joker’ Film From Todd Phillips
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    Robert De Niro In Talks For Joaquin Phoenix ‘Joker’ Film From Todd Phillips

    EXCLUSIVE : Robert De Niro is in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in Warner Bros’ Joker origins movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. Todd Phillips is directing and co-wrote the backstory tale of Batman's archnemesis, which is described as a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale of a man disregarded by society who becomes the ultimate supervillain. These talks have been going on for weeks, but a deal is near and they have finally worked out the financials. As…

  • Robert De Niro still owed $1 million by Weinstein for Silver Linings Playbook
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    Robert De Niro still owed $1 million by Weinstein for Silver Linings Playbook

    Robert De Niro is still owed his $1 million fee from The Weinstein Company for starring in Silver Linings Playbook, according to reports.

  • Robert De Niro is being lined up for the Joker prequel
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    Robert De Niro is being lined up for the Joker prequel

    The makers of the forthcoming Joker prequel movie, which will likely star Joaquin Phoenix, are eyeing Robert De Niro for a key role, according to reports.

  • Donald Trump takes aim at 'very low IQ' Robert De Niro after F-bomb tirade
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    Donald Trump takes aim at 'very low IQ' Robert De Niro after F-bomb tirade

    Donald Trump has responded to Robert De Niro's f-bomb based tirade at last weekend's Tony Awards.

  • Robert De Niro hurls a live F-bomb at Donald Trump during the Tony Awards
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    Robert De Niro hurls a live F-bomb at Donald Trump during the Tony Awards

    Robert De Niro can't seem to stand in front of a microphone without delivering a volley of abuse at Donald Trump these days, but last night the actor surpassed even himself.

  • Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Now Costs $125 Million, Netflix Won’t Confirm Theatrical Release
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    Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Now Costs $125 Million, Netflix Won’t Confirm Theatrical Release

    Producer Gaston Pavlovich says the budget could even get higher because of the demanding VFX work required to make Robert De Niro appear 30 years younger.

  • Revealed: Hollywood's most and least profitable stars
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    Revealed: Hollywood's most and least profitable stars

    Who's the most profitable actor in Hollywood? Tom Cruise? Brad Pitt? The Rock?

  • Robert De Niro Unloads On Donald Trump In Biting New Interview
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    Robert De Niro Unloads On Donald Trump In Biting New Interview

    Yes, Mr. President, he's talking to you.

  • Robert De Niro Co-Star Might Know Why He's Gone So Rubbish
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    Robert De Niro Co-Star Might Know Why He's Gone So Rubbish

    - Why is Keanu Reeves at Parliament? Speaking on Bret Easton Ellis’s podcast, she was asked about the decline of De Niro. In a meandering question, Ellis proffered: “I’m constantly asked by people ‘What happened to de Niro?’ I don’t know what to say to them.

  • Michael Mann Working On Heat Prequel
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    Michael Mann Working On Heat Prequel

    Michael Mann’s seminal crime thriller ‘Heat’ is getting a prequel. Mann, the writer-director of the 1995 “cops versus robbers” classic, has just signed a deal to create a new literary imprint for books based on his work, called Michael Mann Books, and a prequel to ‘Heat’ is at the top of their agenda. The ‘Heat’ prequel is said to explore the “formative years” of Al Pacino’s detective Vincent Hanna and Robert De Niro’s bank robber Neil McCauley and will feature other characters that appeared in the 1995 film including Val Kilmer’s Chris Shiherlis and Jon Voight’s Nate.

  • 7 Films That Became TOTALLY Different After Editing
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    7 Films That Became TOTALLY Different After Editing

    Woody Allen has always been slightly frustrated that ‘Annie Hall’ is called the greatest romcom of all-time, mostly because his original concept wasn’t a romcom at all. Editor Ralph Rosenblum has said that the original footage was non-dramatic and too disparate, despite being hilarious and sophisticated. In the end, Allen was convinced that the relationship with Annie (Diane Keaton) was the heart of the movie and while some meta stuff remains (fourth wall-breaking, the subtitles, Marshall McLuhan), the simplified, dare we say more romantic version, has rightly taken its place in comedy history.