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Robert De Niro Not Yet Signed to Be Dean Martin

June 15, 2010 (6:23 am) GMT
He hears it the first time that filmmaker Martin Scorsese wants him to play the legendary singer in Frank Sinatra biopic.
Robert De Niro

has dismissed speculation he's set to reteam with for Martin Scorsese's upcoming biopic. Scorsese is preparing to bring Ol' Blue Eyes' life story to the big screen in forthcoming film "", with Pacino playing the title role.

The director recently admitted he would love to reunite the actor with his "The Godfather Part II" co-star De Niro as The Rat Pack singer . Scorsese told Hindu.com, "I've had it in mind for a long time. Even the initial script is ready. 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."

De Niro admits he is working on an "ambitious" new project with Scorsese, but rumors of his involvement in the Sinatra film is news to him. Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter, he adds, "Yeah, I've heard I was supposed to be in that film."

De Niro and Pacino last co-starred in 2008 movie "", their first collaboration since 1996 film "Heat".

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