Advertisement
Canada

Montreal mayor to honour actor Al Pacino with key to the city

WATCH ABOVE: Montreal mayor Denis Coderre is paying tribute to Al Pacino by giving the American actor a key to the city.

MONTREAL – Montreal mayor Denis Coderre is paying tribute to Al Pacino by giving the American actor a key to the city.

“I am very happy to hand Al Pacino the key to our city,” Coderre said in a statement.

“I have been a fan of his work as an actor for many years now. It will be an honour to shake his hand and welcome him again to Montreal.”

After presenting the actor with a key to the city at a brief ceremony at Montreal City Hall on Sunday, the mayor will “spend more time with the Godfather as they both attend the Formula 1 Grand Prix.”

Story continues below advertisement

The Hollywood star, known for playing mobsters like Michael Corleone in The Godfather films and Tony Montana in Scarface, is in Montreal for a live, one-night performance followed by audience Q&A at the Place des Arts on Sunday evening.

Ticket prices for the event range from $72 to $1557.

Global News Redesign Global News Redesign
A fresh new look for Global News is here, tell us what you think
Take a Survey

Sponsored Stories