James Caan is hailed as one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed actors. Unfortunately, he passed away today at the age of 82. The legendary actor was dedicated to his craft till his death.
According to Variety, James Caan had completed filming his role in the Phillip Noyce thriller “Fast Charlie.” The film will be distributed by Screen Media, and they are looking forward to releasing it next year.
Based on Victor Gischler’s novel “Gun Monkeys,” the film stars Pierce Bronson as Charlie Swift, a hitman who has spent two decades working for his elderly mob boss, Stan, played by Caan. The plot spirals into chaos when a rival boss attempts to eliminate Stan and his crew. With this, Charlie is left on his own to avenge his old friend.
The movie’s screenplay was written by Lee Goldberg and Richard Wenk. Its photography was wrapped up earlier this year in Louisiana. It’s quite unfortunate, that Caan is not here with us to witness the release of this incredible project.
James Caan was best known for his role of recklessly hotheaded Sonny Corleone in “The Godfather.” His performance in that movie earned him an Oscar nomination, and he is regarded as one of the finest actors of all time. Although the release date of his last project is unclear, the distribution company expects it will be released in early 2023.
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