He told Pacino is in good company when it comes to rejecting major blockbuster roles.
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Pacino has since expressed his admiration for Marvel’s latest hit Guardians of the Galaxy, which he described as “ingenious” with a “Shakespearean feel” in Venice last week.
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But Al Pacino has revealed he thought The Godfather would be a flop and had to drown his sorrows with his co-stars during filming.
Joined by Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton, the 77-year-old actor made the confession during a Q&A at the 45th anniversary screening at Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Saturday.
There’s no lies in his lyrics, the settings that he describes sound like recollections, reliving the moments that have happened or things that he’s prepared to do.
Adding to the pressure on D'Amato to win at any cost is the aggressive young President/Co-owner of the team, Christina Pagniacci, now coming into her own after her father's death.The pair have been racking up the air miles in the last few days, and were at the Venice |Film Festival in Italy on Saturday for the premiere of The Humbling, in which, ironically, he plays an ageing actor who embarks on an affair with a younger woman.It's one of the most iconic films in movie history.Other stars spotted at the screening and Q&A included Katie Holmes, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Fonda and wife Margaret De Vogelaere. They didn’t care if I was right or wrong for the role, if I could act or not act.”Although Pacino jokingly described his 1975 decision as “another missed opportunity”, he was not the only actor considered before Harrison Ford took the part - Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Burt Reynolds and James Caan were all courted.