published: 2011-06-11 11:31:54 Author: Mack Rawden
Hollywood is famous for its bromances. From Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese to Ron and Clint Howard to Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon, you write an itemized list that included hundreds, but that doesn't make it any less exciting when a new bromance emerges. Case in point: Barry Levinson and Al Pacino. The actor and director, aged 71 and 69, recently partnered for the Emmy-winning HBO movie You Don't Know Jack. Then Levinson convinced Pacino to join him in Gotti: Three Generations as famous mobster Aniello Delacroce. Now, they're set to adapt a Philip Roth novel to the big screen. What the hell is going to happen next weekend? Jet skiing? Rock climbing? Late night carousing?
The Philip Roth novel in question is called The Humbling, and it was released in 2009 to largely poor reviews. Exactly why Pacino and Levinson have set their sights on The Humbling is anyone's guess, but the word is Levinson himself, along with Michal Zebede and SNL favorite Buck Henry, have adapted the work and given it a bit of an overhaul. It follows an actor reeling from a string of bad stage performances. Depressed and without direction after his wife left, he begins an affair with a much younger former lesbian who acquiesces to all of his sexual fantasies.
According to Deadline, Millennium and Nu Image have prepped The Humbling for a start later this year, meaning Gotti: Three Generations will be pushed back to at least 2012. That's likely good news since the script reportedly needs a full overhaul. Until then, get excited about Al Pacino sleeping with a younger woman. Or don't. Either way, it's being filmed and will show up at the theater sometime next year.
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Bradley Cooper & Zoe Saldana: Kiss Kiss for 'The Words'!
Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana lock lips while filming their new movie, The Words, on Tuesday (June 7) in Montreal, Canada.
The 36-year-old actor and 32-year-old actress co-star in the drama thriller about a writer who discovers the price he must pay for stealing another author’s work.
The next day, Bradley hit the film’s set again to shoot some scenes by himself.
Bradley’s rumored new gal pal, Olivia Wilde, and Chronicles of Narnia star Ben Barnes also recently joined the cast.
10+ pictures inside of Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana filming The Words…http://justjared.buzznet.com/2011/06/11/bradley-cooper-zoe-saldana-kiss-kiss-for-the-words/