Frankie Machine Moving Forward

Martin Scorsese, according to Deadline Hollywood , is set to direct David Levien's and Brian Koppelman's adaptation of The Winter of Frankie Machine, written by Don Winslow. It was original optioned by Robert DeNiro as a potential starring vehical for himself.

The film centers on a retired mob hitman (De Niro) who now spends his days running a bait shop. But when the son of a mob boss asks for Frankie's help settling a dispute, and he agrees, our hero soon finds out that he's been set up.