Anna Paquin joins Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman'

ANI | Updated: Oct 04, 2017 13:30 IST

Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 4 (ANI): Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' keeps on adding big names to its already star-studded cast.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anna Paquin has joined the starry cast of Martin Scorsese's and Netflix's 'The Irishman'.

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Jack Huston and Bobby Cannavale are also among the cast of gangster movie.

Paquin will play Peggy, the daughter of Sheeran, who is being portrayed by De Niro.

Based on Charles Brandt's book I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters, and the Final Ride by Jimmy Hoffa.

The film chronicles the exploits of Frank Sheeran, a high-ranking Teamsters official with ties to the Bufalino crime family. Shortly before his death in 2003, Sheeran confessed that he killed fellow Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, whose body has never been found. He also claimed that it was Hoffa who wanted John F. Kennedy killed.

Jane Rosenthal and Emma Tillinger Koskoff are producing. Steven Zaillian has adapted the script. (ANI)

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