Let’s be honest – there’s always a MASSIVE buzz whenever Martin Scorsese produces something, and especially when he’s coupled with a stellar cast like the legends that are Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. That’s why the release of The Irishman was a welcome addition to our never-ending Netflix watchlist and it deserves to be bumped up to the top at the very least.
Here are 20 things you might not have known about this new crime hit.
1. The Film Is Actually Based On A Book
The 2004 book I Heard You Paint Houses was the inspiration for this crime drama.
It was written by Charles Brandt, a former homicide investigate, chronicling the life of Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran. So if you’re a fan of the movie, you’ll want to read the book ASAP!