The Irishman
Romano's agent told him Scorsese hadn't seen "Everybody Loves Raymond," "which was a blessing because he didn't have to erase the sitcom character from his mind."
"That’s the only thing that would get him press for his movie," Gunn said.
"I have to go back and find that spark. I don’t know if I can."
Rourke has had a bone to pick with De Niro since co-starring in 1987's "Angel Heart," and last fall said De Niro blocked him from starring in "The Irishman."
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"You've done well. Now rest," Scorsese wrote in a letter to the South Korean filmmaker. "But don't rest for too long."
Netflix reduces friction in the filmgoing experience through ease of access, but that also can sand away a necessary element of great cinema.
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