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Netflix Celebrates 'The Irishman's Oscar Nominations With 6 New Posters

Netflix has revealed six new posters for The Irishman.

The film, which stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, was recently nominated for 10 Oscars including Best Supporting Actors for Al and Joe, plus Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

If you’re unfamiliar, the movie is an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.

The Irishman is streaming now on Netflix.

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'The Irishman' Cast Wins for Best Acting Ensemble at Critics' Choice Awards 2020!

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino appear on stage together to accept an award at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 12) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The cast of The Irishman won for Best Acting Ensemble and the two legendary actors were joined by Harvey Keitel and Sebastian Maniscalco to accept the honor.

The other ensembles nominated in the category were the casts of Bombshell, Knives Out, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Parasite.

Harvey was joined on the carpet by wife Daphna Kastner and Sebastian attended the event with wife Lana Gomez.

15+ pictures inside of the cast of The Irishman at the event… More Here! »

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Anna Paquin Defends Her Nearly Silent Role in 'The Irishman'

Anna Paquin is defending her small role in the new Netflix movie The Irishman, in which her character only says six words throughout the entire three-and-a-half hour film.

The Oscar-winning actress is not upset about her small role, despite people on Twitter expressing an opposite reaction.

“It’s very endearing when people think they are fighting a fight on your behalf, but not really necessary. I’m incredibly happy,” Anna told THR.

Anna plays the daughter of Robert De Niro‘s character in the Martin Scorsese-directed movie.

“I have such a tiny little role in the film, and I was so excited to get to be a part of it in the first place, and all of this [awards recognition] is just the icing on the cake,” she added.

Anna is part of the Best Ensemble nominations that the film has received from the SAG Awards and the Critics’ Choice Awards.

READ MORE: Robert De Niro Defends Anna Paquin’s Six Word Appearance in ‘The Irishman’

Netflix Reveals How Many People Streamed 'The Irishman' So Far!

We have a more clear picture of just how many households watched The Irishman it it’s first week on Netflix!

According to content chief Ted Sarandos, 26.4 million households streamed the film in the first seven days on the streaming service.

He also added, according to THR, that they expect 40 million households to stream the drama within the first 28 days.

We previously knew how many households streamed the movie in the first five days on the service.

Martin Scorsese directed the film and it stars previous Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, among many other big names.

You can find out which other Netflix shows and movies have been super popular based on their viewership data.

Check out how many Golden Globes nominations The Irishman got, if you missed it!

'The Irishman' on Netflix - Viewership Numbers Revealed!

The Irishman is doing big numbers at Netflix.

The Martin Scorsese film drew a solid audience of 13 million in its first five days on the streaming platform, according to data from Nielsen, via THR on Friday (December 6).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Robert De Niro

Nielsen reports that the movie drew an average audience of 13.16 million viewers from November 27 to December 1, with a total of 17.1 million unique viewers watching at least some of the film.

The movie was most popular with viewers ages 50 and up (half the average viewership), with men 50-64 making up 20% of the audience on premiere day and 15% of the five-day audience.

Netflix points out that the numbers do not reflect those who watched worldwide, or those who watched on other devices.

To compare, the Breaking Bad follow-up El Camino brought in 8.2 million in its first five days, while Bird Box brought in 16.9 million.

READ MORE: Here’s How Robert De Niro Looks So Tall in ‘The Irishman’

Here's How Robert De Niro Looks So Tall in 'The Irishman'

The new movie The Irishman is now streaming on Netflix and you might notice something interesting about Robert De Niro‘s physical appearance throughout the film.

In addition to using technology to make the actors look younger for flashback scenes during the movie, De Niro was also made to look taller!

So, how tall is Robert De Niro in real life? He’s actually 5’10″ and his co-star Al Pacino stands three inches shorter.

De Niro wore platform shoes while filming to make him look even taller while playing Frank Sheeran, who was 6’4″.

READ MORE: ‘The Irishman’ Is a Frontrunner in All These Oscars Categories

Click through the gallery to see photos of Robert De Niro on set… More Here! »

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'The Irishman' Is a Frontrunner in All These Oscars Categories

We’re hours away from the release of The Irishman on Netflix and the movie is giving the streaming service its best bet at winning Best Picture at the Oscars!

Martin Scorsese directed the film and it stars previous Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, among many other big stars.

We’re still many weeks away from the 2020 Oscar nominations being announced, but the film is already a frontrunner in many categories.

The Irishman was released in select theaters around the country on November 1, so many people have already seen it and have been generating lots of buzz. The movie currently has a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and has been Certified Fresh.

Click inside to find out that Oscar categories it will compete in… More Here! »

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