Dustin Hoffman to star in ‘Barney’s Version’

May 28th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, May 28 (AN): Veteran actor Dustin Hoffman has been roped in for the big screen adaptation of Mordecai Richler’s final novel.

The 71-year-old actor will be playing ‘Cinderella Man’ star Paul Giamatti’s dad in the new film, reports Contactmusic.

According Variety, the duo will team up in indie drama Barney’s Version, which will begin shooting in Rome, Italy in August (09).

The plot of the film revolves around a retired cop, played by Hoffman, who tracks down his son (Giamatti) after he becomes a “person of interest” in the mysterious disappearance of his friend. (ANI)

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