Robert DeNiro would play Rodrigo, because he has an older look to him that Desdemona may not be attracted to therefore he cannot win over the girl he wants. I imagined Roderigo having a nerdier look to him as well.
Tonight in Robert De Niro took home his first Oscar for his role in The Godfather II - it was for Supporting Actor. The Godfather II won many of the big awards that night. Most seem to feel it's a better film than the first Godfather still to this day.
Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter,a 1978 American war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino.The film won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor for Christopher Walken