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Thursday October 2, 2008 1:24 pm

Scorcese and De Niro Reunite for Hoffa Project

Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese

Paramount Pictures has just announced that and Martin Scorsese will be reteaming for another mob-related project. I Hear You Paint Houses, which is based on Charles Brandt book, will be their first collaboration since 1995’s Casino. The frequent partners have also worked together on such classics as Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Casino and Cape Fear.

In Houses, De Niro will play Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran, a man who reportedly helped kill Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa. Sheeran, who passed away in 2003, admitted being involved in this murder (and a string of other contract hits) to Brandt prior to his death.

Writer - the man behind Schindler’s List, Gangs of New York and American Gangster - has been tasked with adapting the screenplay.

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