London: American filmmaker Martin Scorsese wants Al Pacino to play Frank Sinatra and Robert De Niro to co-star as Dean Martin for an upcoming movie on the late great star.
The 67-year old filmmaker is set to bring Sinatra’s life story on the silver screen in the upcoming movie.
Scorsese has admitted that he wants to sign Pacino for the lead role and also cast De Niro as Rat Pack singer Martin, reports The Daily Express.
“I`ve had it in mind for a long time. Even the initial script is ready,” Scorsese said.
“I`m yet to spot the actor who can bring back Frank Sinatra alive on screen. My choice is Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro as Dean Martin,” he added.