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Robert De Niro Helping Old Pal in Making Movie

June 26, 2007 (3:34 am) GMT
Noted thesp Robert De Niro is executive producing drama flick "20% Fiction" that his longtime friend Barry Primus is set to direct.
Robert De Niro

Not forgetting the meaning of friendship, has offered himself to back up a big screen project coming from his longtime friend that is slated to enter production by late September this year in Los Angeles.

The acclaimed actor reportedly is poised to executive produce a dramatic feature entitled "20% Fiction" which pal Barry Primus is going to direct based on his own script. Story revolves around a respected acting coach dissatisfied with his superficial life in Los Angeles who finds love and self-fulfillment after moving to a small town and working with its quirky residents.

De Niro and Primus have worked together in film industry for years, appearing together in such pictures as "New York, New York", "Night and the City", and "Guilty by Suspicion." Primus once served as De Niro's acting coach, even directed him in his 1992 drama comedy effort "Mistress", which the latter also produced.

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