Robert De Niro to film ‘Wise Guys’ in Cincinnati

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Two-time Academy Award winner Robert De Niro will film his latest movie in Cincinnati.

De Niro is set to star in a period piece about dueling mafia leaders within the Luciano crime family that is now scouting the region for extras. According to a casting call posted last week, officials are searching for extras, especially “anybody who is of Italian descent or who looks like they could be a NY mobster in the 1950s.” Local casting is being spearheaded by Lynn Meyers.

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Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Courier.

Written by Meg Erpenbeck.

Originally published October 31, 2022.

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