Joe Pesci has joined the mob.
The legendary actor has signed on for “The Irishman,” Martin Scorsese’s long-rumored movie about hit man Frank Sheeran, who allegedly admitted on his deathbed in 2003 to murdering Jimmy Hoffa.
Pesci joins Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in the mobster flick, and Harvey Keitel and Bobby Cannavale are in talks to join as well, according to Deadline.
The movie, based on Charles Brandt’s “I Heard You Paint Houses,” will reunite Scorsese and De Niro for the first time on set since the 1995 “Casino.”
Pesci won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Scorsese’s 1990 “Goodfellas,” which also starred De Niro.
Hoffa, a labor union leader, disappeared in July 1975 outside a Detroit restaurant and was declared legally dead in 1982 after never being seen again.
Scorsese’s movie has been in the works for several years and was originally supposed to be released by Paramount before Netflix stepped up to take on the project.
“The Irishman” is expected to begin shooting in New York next month.
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