Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman is just couple of months away from its its limited theatrical release. The film has been in news ever since it was announced. The ace director is back in the director’s chair after three years and the star cast is an epic one.
Having Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Jao Pesci in lead roles, The Irishman had its first trailer released last month and it gave true epic old school film making vibes. The film is slated to hit selected theaters on 1st November followed by Digital release on Netflix on 27th November.
Even though film’s theatrical release is still in troubled waters but The Irishman will have world premiere on the opening night of New York Film Festival on 27th September. As per official website of the film festival, The Irishman will be 210 mins long making it the longest film in the career of Martin Scorsese.
Earlier, 2013’s blockbuster The Wolf Of Wall Street had run for 180 mins. Scorsese has made many long running films like 1995’s Casino ran for 178 mins. Similarly, 2004’s Leonardo Dicaprio starrer The Aviator had run for 170 mins. Also, 2002’s Leonardo Dicaprio starrrer 10 Academy Awards nominee Gangs Of New York had run for 167 mins.