Al Pacino desires Timothee Chalamet to star in ‘Heat 2’.
The veteran actor portrayed obsessive cop Lieutenant Vincent Hanna, who was on the hunt for grasp legal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) and his gang in writer-and-director Michael Mann’s thriller, and now the filmmaker has written a follow-up novel set earlier than and after the occasions of the 1995 thriller, the 82-year-old star thinks the ‘Call Me By Your Name’ actor could be excellent for the lead if it goes on to be made into a movie.
Asked who he’d wish to see play the youthful Vincent, he stated: “Timothée Chalamet. I mean, he’s a wonderful actor. Great looks.”
Pacino and De Niro, together with producer Art Linson, attended a retrospective screening of ‘Heat’ on the Union Palace Theatre in New York on Friday (17.06.22), however had been with out the director as a result of he had examined constructive for COVID-19.
However, Mann had a video message for visitors earlier than the screening.
He stated: “I’m incredibly disappointed not to be with all of you this evening. At the Broadway Deli in 1994, I told Art, let’s produce my screenplay and find a director, because maybe I wouldn’t direct it. He told me I was crazy — so this is all his fault.
“I examined constructive for Covid two days in the past. I’m feeling nice and might be out of isolation in a number of days. I used to be so anticipating sitting with good buddies, household and followers of the movie to expertise watching the 4k extremely high-def restoration of ‘Heat’.”
Those in attendance acquired a replica of ‘Heat 2’, a novel Mann has written with Meg Gardiner that’s due for launch in August.
The director beforehand stated of ‘Heat 2’: “It’s been my intention for a long time to do the further stories of ‘Heat’.
“There was always a rich history or back-story about the events in these people’s lives before 1995 in ‘Heat’ and projection of where their lives would take them after.”