Al Pacino


(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – Three Oscar winners, Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman), Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), will star in Stand Up Guys.

Previously titled Old Timers, the story follows a pair of aging con men who try to get the old gang together again for one last night of debauchery and look back at the choices in their lives.

The action comedy will be directed by actor Fisher Stevens, who won an Oscar as producer of the documentary The Cove. Production is scheduled to begin in April.

Pacino is currently portraying music producer Phil Spector in an as-yet-untitled biopic about his trial for the murder of his girlfried. It costars Helen Mirren as his lawyer and is directed by David Mamet (The Spanish Prisoner).

Christopher Walken ©AFP PHOTO / ABDELHAK SENNA

Walken has a few projects scheduled for 2012, including the role of Zeus in Gods Behaving Badly with Sharon Stone as Aphrodite, Seven Psychopaths with Colin Farrell, A Late Quartet with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and The Boom Boom Roomwith Shirley MacLaine.

Arkin will appear in the thriller Argo starring Ben Affleck and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone starring Steve Carell, Jim Carrey and Olivia Wilde (Tron: Legacy).


Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin ©AFP PHOTO/Jemal Countess/Getty Images