Although Scorsese had sworn off making another gangster movie, he immediately cold-called the writer (Nicholas Pileggi) and told him; “I’ve been waiting for this book my entire life.” Pileggi replied; “I’ve been waiting for this phone call my entire life.” Scorsese and Pileggi would go on to collaborate on the screenplay, eventually writing 12 drafts.
Here’s a quick summary:
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
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