Martin Scorsese has confirmed he is reuniting with Robert De Niro for the first time since 1995 crime classic "Casino."
Rumors the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year.
And, at a BAFTA's A Life In Pictures question and answer session earlier this month, the legendary filmmaker revealed they are set to start shooting "The Irishman" in 2011.
The film will focus on Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran, a union official who turns mafia hitman.
Scorsese added that the screenplay will be penned by Gangs of New York writer Steve Zallian, according to Digital Spy.
Scorsese and De Niro have previously teamed up for a string of iconic movies, including "Taxi Driver," "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas."