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Robert De Niro Joins The Cast Of Candy Store

Variety is reporting that Robert De Niro has signed on join the cast of the crime thriller Candy Store. Good Universe and Lionsgate are co-producing the film with Academy Award-winning writer and director Stephen Gaghan behind the camera. Gaghan will co-write the film along with Shannon Burke. De Niro will join a cast that already includes Jason Clarke and Omar Sy.

Candy Store interweaves several storylines set against a dynamic criminal underworld in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. A former covert operative (Clarke), discovers the organization he was dedicated to fighting is now operating in his new backyard. When he teams up with a disgraced local cop (De Niro), their investigation leads them to a king pimp (Sy), a Cold War consigliore, and a beautiful girl wrapped up in an elaborate threat against Manhattan.

No release date has been set for Candy Store as yet.

Source: Variety

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