Pacino Set for ARBITRAGE Film


According to Variety, Al Pacino is set to star in "Arbitrage" alongside Eva Green and Susan Sarandon.  The thriller will be directed by Nicholas Jarecki and will begin production next spring. Producers for the film include Michael Ohoven, Kevin Turen and Robert Salerno.

In the movie, Pacino will play a hedge fund magnate who is trying to cover up his fraud. Unlikely circumsances force him to seek help from his rivals. 

Al Pacino returns to Broadway in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at The Public Theatre, where he played Marcus Antonius in Stuart Vaughan's production of Julius Caesar (1988). On Broadway, he won Tony Awards for his performances in Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and appeared in Camino Real, Richard III, American Buffalo, Chinese Coffee, Hughie (which he also directed), and two productions of Salome (1992 and 2003).

His additional New York stage appearances include The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, The Local Stigmatic and The Indian Wants The Bronx. He has appeared in more than 35 films, receiving Academy Award nominations for his performances in The Godfather, Serpico, The Godfather: Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, ...And Justice For All, Dick Tracy and Glengarry GLen Ross; he won an Oscar for Scent of a Woman and an Emmy for Mike Nichols' miniseries Angels in America.

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