Martin Scorsese Wants Leonardo DiCaprio And Robert De Niro For The Same Film

scorsese a 639x360 Martin Scorsese Wants Leonardo DiCaprio And Robert De Niro For The Same Film

Martin Scorsese has spoken to Rolling Stone (via Yahoo) and revealed that in 2012 he wants to make a film with both Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio. However, which film that may be is still unclear.

In the interview, Scorsese stated:

My wish for next year (2012) is to get my friends Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio together… I’ve done eight films with Bob, four with Leo. They are my friends and collaborators. Now I want to join them up. It’s my dream and I’m going to make it happen.

Scorsese has come out and said that his next film will be the long awaited Silence and that Daniel Day-Lewis may be starring. The director has also said that he will make The Irishman with Robert De Niro in “the next year or so.”

So, the leaves us with the question of whether the DiCaprio and De Niro project be one of those two, or if the project that Scorsese is talking about is something entirely different.

There’s another possibility as well. A while back Scorsese said that he wanted Leonardo DiCaprio to play Frank Sinatra and Robert De Niro to play an older version of Dean Martin in the film Sinatra, which is currently going through re-writes. So could this be the film that Scorsese is referring to.

Keep in mind – there are even a bunch of other Scorsese films in the works that could be a DiCaprio/De Niro collaboration as well. Films like The Gambler or The Snowman are both in development and one of those could end up being the project that DiCaprio and De Niro star in.

Would you like to see Scorsese do a film with both DiCaprio and De Niro? If so, which one? Let us know in the comments.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/simon.h.kristiansen Simon Holmbjerg Kristiansen

    Robert de Niro played Dicaprio’s father in This Boys Life, so if there is a father/son relationship in The Irishman, that would be perfect. But I don’t know if there is. Silence may also be made before Sinatra and Irishman, because Silence is the movie Scorsese has been trying to make for the longest time. And I think Sinatra is the closest to getting made, it has a writer and it should be easily financed.
    BTW. I wonder why De Niro couldn’t play Dicaprio’s father in scorsese’s next movie, The Wolf of Wall Street.

  • Brandon Strassell

    THE IRISHMAN!!! PLEASE PUT LEO NEXT TO AL PACINO, JOE PESCI, AND HARVEY KEITEL!!!