Vincent D’Onofrio, Paul Sorvino and Vinnie Jones have joined Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer in Code Entertainment’s The Irishman.
Lightning Entertainment is pre-selling in Cannes.
Shooting is set to begin next week in Detroit on the story of Boston Irish gangster Danny Greene’s fearsome battle with the US mafia. Jonathan Dana and ICM are representing North American rights.
Jonathan Hensleigh is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jeremy Walters, inspired by Rick Porrello’s To Kill The Irishman: The War That Crippled The Mafia.
Steve Schirripa, Fionnula Flanagan, Laura Ramsey, Linda Cardellini, Bob Gunton and Tony Lo Bianco have also joined the cast.
Code Entertainment’s Al Corley, Bart Rosenblatt, and Eugene Musso are producing with Dundee Entertainment’s Tommy Reid and Tara Reid, who brought the property to Code. Dana, Peter Miller, and Porrello are executive producers.