Pacino himself was less enthused by the part, even suggesting to Coppola that he shouldn't fight so hard for him ("It’s OK. There are other things to do."), with him having far more interest in the role of Sonny Corleone (James Caan), a part Robert de Niro also auditioned for before playing the young Don Vito Corleone in .
After a shaky start to the shoot, Pacino was convinced, "it's over! " Recalling hearing people giggling at his performance, Pacino was taken aside by Coppola for a pep talk, showing him early footage of his performance and telling him, "to get your chops together." The director then shifted the film's famous restaurant scene up in the schedule, as Paramount looked for reasons to fire Pacino, so that both actor and director could prove the studio wrong - which they certainly did.
Despite strict convictions from the courts, Capone was always able to persuade his keepers into procuring his every whim, and often dictated his own privileges.
It was said that he had convinced many guards to work for him, and his cell boasted expensive furnishings which included personal bedding along with many other amenities not extended to other inmates serving lesser crimes.
Diane Keaton's love stories have yet to end with a trip down the aisle. "The only one I've missed, really, is Matthew Mc Conaughey." Another famous ex of Keaton's is director Woody Allen, who was recently accused by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, of sexual abuse.
The 68-year-old actress — who has been romantically linked to some of Hollywood's biggest names including Warren Beatty, Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino and Sam Shepard — opened up to the May issue of More magazine on why she never married. In wake of the news, Keaton told More she was still supportive of Allen.
Al Capone still remains one of the most notable residents of “the Rock.” In a memoir written by Warden James Johnston, he reminisced about the intensity of public interest around Capone's imprisonment, stating that he was continually barraged with questions about “Big Al.” Each day newspapers and press flooded his office with phone calls, wanting to know everything from how Capone liked the weather on “the Rock,” to what job assignment he was currently holding.
Before arriving at Alcatraz, Capone had been a master at manipulating his environment at the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta.
One half second too slow, too fast and you don't quite catch it. They're in every break of the game, every minute, every second. On this team we tear ourselves and everyone else around us to pieces for that ...
All we know is that she's a fan of Dormer, but out to prove herself and make a mark. Robin Williams is of course the most talked about actor here, casting himself against type as a villain. I normally loathe his `comedy' roles, and kept expecting him to burst into goofy gestures and rambling nonsense, but he keeps himself in, gives himself a quiet dignity, undercut with a credible sense of menace.
It'll make his role in `One Hour Photo' interesting to see. There is a nice repeated image that, like elements of `Memento', only makes full sense later on.
: You find out life's this game of inches, so is football.
Because in either game - life or football - the margin for error is so small.