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De Niro Heads To Candy Land

Robert De Niro, the star last seen in Silver Linings Playbook and about to be seen in comedy The Big Wedding, has signed on to star in Candy Store.  The film, from Oscar winning writer and director Stephen Gaghan, who wrote Traffic and directed Syriana, already boasts Zero Dark Thirty’s Jason Clarke and Untouchables Omar Sy.  The film will tell see Clarke as a former covert operative who returns to his home in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn only to discover the criminal organisation he’s spent his career trying to bring down have moved into his neighbourhood.  Teaming up with disgraced cop De Niro the pair take on the organisation and in doing so encounter a pimp in the shape of Sy.  Before he heads to Candy Land De Niro will be seen in Killing Season and then opposite the likes of Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline in Last Vegas.  Source – Variety 

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