In recent years, Robert De Niro has become firmly associated with moviegoers with the hilarious family patriarch from films of extremely dubious quality. Despite the fact that just a few months ago critics left no stone unturned from the film "The Grandfather of Easy virtue", the Oscar-winning actor is ready to work again in the comedy genre in his usual role.|
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter , Dimension Films has offered the actor the lead role in the film adaptation of Robert Kimmel Smith's novel The War with Grandpa . The first version of the script was written by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse ("Parental Lawlessness"), after which the film company decided to involve Matt Amber and Tom J. Astle ("Home") in finalizing the text. Tim Hill (Alvin and the Chipmunks) has been entrusted with the director's chair of the family comedy in the spirit of "Alone House" and "Dennis the Menace".
De Niro will play a retiree who, after the death of his wife, moves to his daughter's house. So that the lame old man does not have to climb the stairs, they decide to give him the room of ten-year-old Peter . The grandson is not very enthusiastic about the news that from now on he will have to live in a guest bedroom in the attic. The boy decides to arrange a series of sabotage in order to return his old room, but the grandfather turns out to be a pretty tough nut to crack ...
Robert De Niro also plans to work on Martin Scorsese's crime drama "The Irishman", which will finally give him the opportunity to show off his acting skills in a serious dramatic role.
The Topic of Article: De Niro will declare war on his grandson.