Robert De Niro Joins The Cast Of Candy Store

May 10, 2013 0

Robert De Niro PhotoVariety 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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