Al Pacino Nabs The "Refifi"



Al Pacino to star as the criminal mastermind in Harold Becker's up coming direction "Refifi"

Stone Village Pictures has acquired the remake rights to the 1955 French heist classic "Refifi," which originally directed by Jules Dassin in France. As the do so, Harold Becker has been appointed to direct, while famous actor Al Pacino is set to star.

"Refifi" revolves around a career thief who, upon leaving prison, discovers his wife has left him. He returns to crime, plotting a daring jewelry store heist and Al Pacino will star as the criminal mastermind.

In related news, the actor also is reported by British tabloid The Sun that he's going to play Napoleon in an undisclosed new film. The film, produced by Barry Navidi, reportedly will concentrate on the last few years of Napoleon's life in exile, which is based on the diaries of British teenager Betsy Balcombe, who struck up a relationship with Napoleon when he was living on St. Helena, and with whom he subsequently became infatuated.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Khloe Kardashian Reveals Secret to Her Big and Perky Butt
  2. Britney Spears Freaks Out After Sex Tape Leaks Online
  3. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Torn Apart' by Her 'Flirtation' With 'The Voice' Contestant
  4. Report: Generous George Clooney Under FBI Investigation for Money Laundering
  5. Brad Pitt Is Ready to Mend His Relationship With Angelina Jolie for the Sake of Their Kids
  6. Is Amber Rose Into a Woman Now? Model Sparks Rumors She's Hooking Up With Teyana Taylor
  7. Cher's 'Serious Family Issue' Forces Her to Drop Out of Lifetime's Flint Water Crisis Movie
  8. Iggy Azalea's Brand New Single 'Mo Bounce' Released in Full
  9. Report: Friends Fear for Lisa Rinna's Life as She Takes Pills to Stay Thin
  10. Running Out of Money? Blac Chyna 'Back On' With Rob Kardashian for Their Show

CELEBS PHOTO