Hollywood icon Robert De Niro is all set to star in action thriller `Bus 757`.
The 70-year-old actor will be playing The Pope, a casino owner with illegitimate business practices in the film, reportedly.
The thriller directed by Scott Mann centers on a casino card dealer who puts together a crew to simultaneously rob a bank and hijack a bus full of hostages.
Emmett, Furla, Sepher and Alexander Tabrizi are producing the project. While Barry Brooker and Stan Wertlieb will serve as executive producers along with Daniel Grodnik, del Castro and Eberle and Tim Sullivan, who would be the co-producers.