Robert De Niro - Robert De Niro To Replace Gandolfini In Tv Drama
The Sopranos star, who died in Italy in June (13), developed the seven-part series and signed on to star. He'll remain a producer posthumously.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that De Niro has agreed to step in for Gandolfini in the U.S. adaptation of Peter Moffatt's acclaimed 2008 Bbc drama of the same name.
He'll play a lawyer defending a man accused of murdering a girl in New York.