Netflix $105 Million Blockbuster “The Irishman” Set For Release This Month
In 2017 Netflix has purchased the rights to ‘The Irishman,’ a blockbuster movie that will unite Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci & Harvey Keitel. Netflix bought the film for $105 million and have financed the $125 million budget it took to create, although it is rumored that the budget has risen as high as $200 million.
The Irishman premiered at the 57th New York Film Festival on September 27, 2019 with a lengthy running time of 3 hours 29 minutes. There will be limited theatrical release on November 1, 2019, which will be followed by digital streaming on November 27, 2019 on Netflix. The film has been met with critical acclaim, praising its direction, screenplay and the performances of De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci.