Third time was not the charm for Al Pacino — or the actor’s fans.
After twice postponing his one-man-show, “An Evening With Al Pacino,” in which the Oscar-winner was set to dish on his career, show clips and interact with the crowd, Pacino has had to cancel his Sept. 22 date at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater.
No reason has been given and this time the show isn’t going to be rescheduled. Pity. For Miami audiences, Pacino will forever be known for his role as Cuban immigrant turned gangster Tony Montana in the 1983 “Scarface” flick. Bet we’d have heard some stories.
The “Evening With Al Pacino” was originally scheduled for Sept. 15, 2017, but was postponed to March 3, and then finally the Sept. 22 date.
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One can’t say Pacino, 78, has been idle.
Pacino is currently filming his part in Quentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” a film set in 1969 during the Manson Family murders and featuring an ensemble cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Burt Reynolds and Margot Robbie.
The Tarantino movie opens in July 2019.
Pacino also stars as Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Netflix movie, “The Irishman,” which marks the first time the actor has teamed with the director.
“The Irishman,” scheduled for release in 2019, and with a budget somewhere north of $150 million, co-stars Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel.
If you are holding tickets for the Fillmore show you can get refunds at the point of purchase.