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Posted Tuesday 4/17/18 at 1:41PM EDT
Jimmy Fallon recalled the awkwardness of having Robert De Niro as his very first late-night guest
Fallon kicked off his late-night career in March 2009 with a tough-to-interview De Niro as guest on his first Late Night show. "Most of your answers were one-word answers, yeah," Fallon told De Niro on last night's Tonight Show. "But I remember, I was so nervous."
Posted Sunday 4/15/18 at 3:10AM EDT
SNL gets Robert De Niro to interrogate Ben Stiller as Robert Mueller and Michael Cohen
Saturday Night Live reunited the Meet the Parents co-stars in this week's cold open to recreate the classic lie detector scene from their 2000 hit movie. "You broke the law. And now we’re going to catch all of you little fockers, you got that?” De Niro’s special prosecutor Mueller told Stiller, playing Trump attorney Cohen. Stiller, who was briefly an SNL cast member in 1989, said as Cohen: "You know how much evidence I have in my office? I’m Donald Trump’s lawyer! I’ve got a whole hard drive that’s just labeled ‘yikes.’”
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Posted Thursday 4/05/18 at 12:48AM EDT
Robert De Niro says he'd be up for playing Meryl Streep's husband on Big Little Lies
Asked by Entertainment Tonight if he'd give a TV role a shot on the HBO series, De Niro responded: "Yeah, sure I would. Television is not the way it was when I was a young actor. It's totally different. They’re doing very good work in television."
Posted Monday 12/04/17 at 9:35PM EST
Producers of the canceled Amazon Robert De-Niro-Julianne Moore series sue The Weinstein Company
The producers of the David O. Russell series are seeking at least $2 million after developing the series for several years, only to see it canceled in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Posted Friday 10/13/17 at 11:28PM EDT
More Harvey Weinstein fallout: Amazon drops Robert De Niro-Julianne Moore drama, takes over Mad Men creator’s The Romanoffs
David O. Russell’s untitled, Weinstein Company-produced $160 million drama was to be De Niro’s first regular TV series. Instead, it will be scuttled. Meanwhile, Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs will move from being produced by The Weinstein Company to being entirely produced by Amazon. ALSO: De Niro, Moore and Russell release a statement supporting Amazon's decision.
Posted Tuesday 10/10/17 at 10:15PM EDT
Amazon “reviewing” Mad Men creator’s series and Robert De Niro-Julianne Moore series over Weinstein ties
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs and David O’Russell’s untitled Amazon drama starring De Niro and Moore are both produced and co-financed by The Weinstein Company, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Amazon says “we are reviewing our options.” The Hollywood Reporter reports that “several Amazon Studios executives — male and female, from various departments — expressed concern about the company's involvement on the two expensive and high-profile Weinstein Co. series amid a relentless series of revelations about Harvey Weinstein's conduct toward women.”
Posted Tuesday 8/22/17 at 9:14PM EDT
TV salaries revealed: Robert De Niro will make $774,000 per episode
De Niro leads all drama actors, at least per episode, for his upcoming Amazon series, which has yet to have a title. On the comedy side, The Big Bang Theory stars are on top, earning $900,000 per episode. On the low end, Donald Glover makes $75,000 per episode for Atlanta and Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley each make $40,000 per episode of This Is Us.
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