Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Robert De Niro says he still plans to make his long-gestating film adaptation of the true-crime book "I Heard You Paint Houses."

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Fox sues over Bollywood 'Vinny' remake

Fox sues over Bollywood 'Vinny' remake

MUMBAI, May 5 (UPI) -- Hollywood's 20th Century Fox is suing Bollywood's BR Films over what it has described as an unauthorized remake of its 1992 big-screen comedy "My Cousin Vinny."

YouTube star makes jump to big screen

BALTIMORE, April 1 (UPI) -- A suburban Baltimore YouTube star credits his film-imitating work on the video-sharing site with jump-starting his Hollywood career.

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Pesci to return to the big screen

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Joe Pesci will star in his first major film role in eight years in the upcoming movie "Love Ranch," Variety.com reported.

Mob trial to detail 1986 killings

CHICAGO, May 21 (UPI) -- Fresh details about a famous mob hit will come to light this week in Chicago in a federal court hearing on the 1986 killings of the Spilotro brothers.

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Pesci speaks on behalf of Breeders' Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Joe Pesci was billed as the featured speaker at the Breeders' Cup Kick-Off Luncheon Monday as the fabled race returns to Kentucky's Churchill Downs.

No charges in Pesci punching incident

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Palm Beach County, Fla., authorities are not charging actor Joe Pesci for allegedly punching a fan in the mouth, it was reported Thursday.

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Italy plans Carnera film

ROME, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Italy is planning an English-language film about its only world heavyweight boxing champion, the giant 1930s slugger Primo Carnera.

Fan claims Pesci punched him out

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actor Joe Pesci has been accused of punching a college student for taking his picture without permission in Boca Raton, Fla.
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Joe Pesci
PBP98012801 - 28JAN98 - PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA: Actor Joe Pesci tees off on the first hole of Pebble Beach without even dropping his cigar. Pesci joined others in a celebrity challenge prior to the AT&T Open. ts/ts UPI

Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, singer and musician.

Usually known for playing violent mafia mobsters or grouchy but lovable funnymen, Pesci has starred in a number of high-profile films such as Goodfellas, Raging Bull, My Cousin Vinny, Home Alone, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Lethal Weapon 4, Casino and more recently The Good Shepherd.

In 1990, ten years after receiving a nomination in the same category for Raging Bull, Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as mobster Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas.

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