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'Amy' Director Asif Kapadia Making Documentary On Diego Maradona

Award winning director Asif Kapadia is to make a new documentary on Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona, Variety reports. Kapadia has previously helmed documentaries on racing driver Anton Senna and Amy Winehouse and is also working...

Martin Scorsese Teaming With Amy Director On Silver Ghost Film

The Wolf of Wall Street filmmaker will produce Silver Ghost, while Kapadia is onboard to direct the narrative feature, which will chronicle the creation of the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost by Charles Rolls and Henry Royce."I've...

Terence Winter: 'James Jagger Was Right For Vinyl Role'

James Jagger plays a rising punk singer in the upcoming epic series which is centred on the New York music industry in the 1970s, and the project is a collaboration between veteran director...

Martin Scorsese Used Unseen Taxi Driver Footage For Vinyl

The upcoming epic series focuses on the music industry in New York in the 1970s, when large parts of the city were dangerous, crime-ridden no-go-zones. Scorsese has worked hard to keep the...

David Bowie Has Vinyl Cameo

The iconic singer passed away on 10 January (16) after an 18-month battle with liver cancer, plunging his millions of fans into mourning and prompting an outpouring of grief, memorials, and candelit vigils....

Martin Scorsese Developing Byron Janis Biopic

The Wolf of Wall Street director will produce the film, based on Janis' book, Chopin and Beyond: My Extraordinary Life in Music and the Paranormal. The Longest Week's Peter Glanz will write...

Mick Jagger Suggested His Son For Punk Role In New Tv Series

The Rolling Stones star dug deep into his own recollections of the music business for Vinyl, the hard-hitting new drama he's co-producing with Martin Scorsese, but he didn't go into the project thinking...

Illeana Douglas Wept In Marlon Brando's Arms The First Time They Met

The star was introduced to the late Hollywood legend by her then-boyfriend Martin Scorsese, and she was so overcome with emotion, she cried in Brando's arms, prompting the actor to start weeping....

George Lucas Feted At Kennedy Center Honours Show

The Star Wars creator was presented with the ceremonial rainbow ribbon for his contribution to U.S. culture following a State Department Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (05Dec15). George and his fellow...

Michael Ballhaus To Be Honoured At Berlin Film Festival

The triple Oscar nominee will return to his native country in February (16), when he will receive an honorary Golden Bear during a career retrospective, which will include a screening of 2002 crime...

Wolf Of Wall Street Lawsuit Given Green Light

Leonardo DiCaprio starred as corrupt trader Jordan Belfort in the 2013 drama, which was based on the broker's 2007 memoir of the same name. However, the filmmakers subsequently came under fire from...

Paramount Bosses Want Martin Scorsese For Evel Knievel Biopic

Deadline reports executives at the studio are pushing the project forward with a script written by William Monahan, the writer behind the 73-year-old director's 2006 gangster thriller The Departed, which picked up four Academy Awards,...

Pedro Almodovar Changes Movie Title To Avoid Confusion With Martin Scorsese's Film

Almodovar's first movie in three years was titled Silencio, which means "silence" in English, but on Wednesday (17Nov15), the Volver director announced he is renaming the title to Julieta, after the leading female...

Liam Neeson Reveals Scorsese Role Was Behind Dramatic Weight Loss

After months of speculation, Liam Neeson has finally revealed the reason behind his dramatic weight-loss and it was all due to Martin Scorsese. The actor stars in Scorsese’s new drama Silence, in which the director...

Liam Neeson Lost 20 Pounds For Film Role

The Taken star sparked fears for his health after he was photographed looking noticeably thinner while out and about in New York City in July (15). At the time, his representative insisted the...

Martin Scorsese Mourns The Loss Of Kundun Screenwriter

Mathison, the second wife of Harrison Ford, passed away aged 65 on Wednesday (04Nov15) following a battle with neuroendocrine cancer. She is best known for writing screenplays for films including Steven Spielberg's...

Hbo To Show Scorsese And Jagger's Music Drama 'Vinyl' On Valentine's Day

Finally, the premiere date for forthcoming HBO drama 'Vinyl' has been announced, with a feature length pilot episode to kick it all off. Exploring music in the 1970s, the series has been produced by legendary...

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino And Martin Scorsese To Reunite Again For 'I Heard You Paint Houses'

Robert De Niro has confirmed he’ll be reuniting with Martin Scorsese for mob film, I Heard You Paint Houses, which they plan to begin shooting next year. The duo first worked together on 1973 crime...

Broker Suing Wolf Of Wall Street Companies Given A Chance To File New Lawsuit

A New York judge rejected a number of claims made by former Stratton Oakmont executive Andrew Greene against the Oscar-nominated film in court on Friday (02Oct15), but he didn't exactly close the book...

Liam Neeson Confirmed For 'The Commuter'

Liam Neeson is set to star in suspense thriller 'The Commuter'.The 63-year-old actor is sticking to his favourite genre and will play the lead role in Studiocanal's latest offering.The story is based on a businessman...

Mob Movie Fans Face Robbery Trial Ban

Vincent Asaro, an alleged member of the Bonanno crime family, is due to go on trial next month (Oct15) in connection with the $5 million (£3.1 million) robbery, which was immortalised in Martin...

Martin Scorsese Urging Uruguayan Officials To Support Film Industry

The stars, in addition to Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler, have each recorded video messages for LALA, an online platform for Latin American film collaborations, calling for continued support for the Uruguayan Film Library...

Martin Scorsese's Short Film Premiere Delayed Due To Technical Problems

The Oscar winner's 17-minute project, The Audition, was slated to screen for the first time at the Venice Film Festival in Italy, but officials have now confirmed the movie will not be ready...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Play Serial Killer In Martin Scorsese's New Film

DiCaprio, who has made five films to date with the director, will portray serial killer Dr. H.H. Holmes in Scorsese's The Devil in the White City - an adaptation of Erik Larson's 2003...

Liam Neeson 'Has Never Been Healthier'

Neeson, 63, sparked fears for his health after he was photographed looking noticeably thinner while out and about in New York City over the weekend (25-26Jul15). However, a representative for Neeson insists...

King Of Comedy Film To Be Adapted Into Musical

The dark comedy originally starred Robert De Niro as an aspiring and desperate stand-up comedian who stalks and kidnaps a talk show host, played by Jerry Lewis. The film was a flop...

Leonardo Dicaprio Donates $15 Million

Leonardo DiCaprio is donating $15 million to charity.The 40-year-old actor's self-titled foundation, which he founded in 1998 to fund efforts that protect the planet and endangered species, has pledged the generous sum to more than...

Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Back Together? Spotted Enjoying Romantic Lunch In Malibu

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield may be back together - properly! The news that the two were "on a break" (cue Friends impressions) left fans of the couple devastated when it was confirmed by multiple...

Martin Scorsese To Film Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth Play

The British thespian directed and starred in a critically-acclaimed adaptation of the William Shakespeare play for the Manchester International Festival in 2013, and Scorsese saw the production when it was revived in New...

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Ryan Reynolds: “Having A Daughter Was A Dream Come True”

Ryan Reynolds: “Having A Daughter Was A Dream Come True”

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Parklife Announces Initial Acts For 2016

Parklife Announces Initial Acts For 2016

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'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Script To Be Published In July

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Script To Be Published In July

The play’s script will be published in book form the day after it opens in London.

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