Signing up Vinyl and The Big Sick actor Ray Romano, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman has added another member to its already-impressive cast.
The gangster film is set to begin shooting in August. It has an expected release date in 2018.
The Irishman concerns a a real-life self-professed mob hitman named Frank Sheeran.
Shortly before his death he claims to have murdered Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa (whose disappearance remains one of the great mysteries of all-time).
Sheeran also laid claim to having participated in war crimes while in the army during WWII.
He was involved in the planning of the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion.
He claimed to have inside knowledge of JFK’s assassination..