Robert De Niro was homeless - level 2, A12

Robert De Niro was homeless - level 2, A12

05-03-2012 18:00

Robert De Niro is a fantastic actor. The whole world knows this man. He is playing in a new Hollywood movie about homeless people. The name of the new movie is "Being Flynn."

As a real professional, he wanted to know how you feel when you are homeless. So he changed his clothes and spent some time in a homeless centre in Boston with homeless people. Nobody thought that he was Robert De Niro when he was there. He had a cap pulled over his eyes and he played that he was ill and he put his hand in front of his face very often.

Then he went to the financial centre of New York City and spent some time there. He played a homeless man. Again, nobody thought that he was Robert De Niro.

The film had its premiere on 1st March 2012.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

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