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The Departed Tv Series In The Works

The executives are hoping the TV drama will debut on Internet streaming service Amazon. The new version of the project will reportedly centre on a young cop who goes undercover to infiltrate...

Robert De Niro Lands Sarajevo Film Festival's First Lifetime Achievement Award

The actor, 72, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his Martin Scorsese classic Taxi Driver with a screening of the digitally restored movie during the opening night of the festival, which kicks off...

Ellen Burstyn Can't Make A Living In Hollywood

Ellen Burstyn can no longer make a living from Hollywood.The 83-year-old screen icon is a Best Actress Oscar winner - earning the prize for her performance in Martin Scorsese's 1974 film 'Alice Doesn't Live Here...

Ellen Burstyn: 'I Can No Longer Make A Living In Hollywood'

The Exorcist star, 83, was one of the most acclaimed stars of the of the 1970s, earning four Oscar nominations that decade and six in total, winning for her role as widowed mother...

Leonardo Dicaprio Auctioning Off Tennis Date At Star-studded Charity Event

The third annual Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation (LDF) gala auction takes place on Wednesday (20Jul16). Unlike in previous years, when bidding on lots was restricted to those who attended the star-studded event...

Martin Scorsese To Be Honoured With Legendary Comedy Club's Icon Award

The filmmaker, 73, will receive the accolade from members of the legendary New York comedy venue on 21 September (16). The ceremony will not be conducted at the club's premises, instead...

Hbo Changes Its Mind And Cancels 'Vinyl' Season Two

HBO has announced that period drama ‘Vinyl’ will not be coming back to our screens, despite previously green lighting a second season. The 70s drama, which was created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen...

Vinyl Axed After One Season

The rock 'n' roll drama, starring Bobby Cannavale as a drug-crazed record label boss in 1970s New York, launched on U.S. cable channel HBO in February (16), and network bosses were so impressed...

Catherine Deneuve To Receive The 8th Lumiere Award

The celebrated French actress will follow in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar and Martin Scorsese who have all been previous recipients of the award granted by Lyon’s Institut Lumiere, according to...

Jodie Foster Says Anthony Hopkins Was Too Scary To Speak To On 'Silence Of The Lambs' Set

Jodie Foster has revealed that she was too scared of her co-star Anthony Hopkins to speak to him on the Silence Of The Lambs set. Appearing on ‘The Graham Norton Show’, Foster said that after...

Jodie Foster: 'Scorsese Was Uncomfortable On Taxi Driver Set'

The then 12-year-old child actress played teenage prostitute Iris in the 1976 psychological thriller which also starred Robert De Niro as loner Travis Bickle. The movie drew criticism for its hyper-realistic portrayal of sex and...

Dj Kool Herc Files Lawsuit Against Vinyl Bosses

The New York rap icon, real name Clive Campbell, has filed suit against HBO executives over the use of his identity, name and voice in Vinyl, which is produced by Scorsese and Jagger...

Robert De Niro's Famous Taxi Driver Line Almost Didn't Happen

Scorsese and the cast of his cult classic, including De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, and Harvey Keitel, reunited in New York on Thursday night (21Apr16) to celebrate the movie's 40th anniversary with...

Top 10 'Easter Egg' Moments In Iconic Movies

Everyone likes a good Easter Egg hunt this time of year, but one of our favourites involves searching them out in iconic films. Of course, these 'Easter eggs' aren't of the chocolate variety, merely snippets...

Taxi Driver Cast To Reunite For 40th Anniversary Celebration

Director Martin Scorsese will join De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, and Cybill Shepherd for a staged audience interview following a screening of the 1976 film on 21 April...

Olivia Wilde Recalls Being Told She Was "Too Old" To Play Leonardo Dicaprio's Wife

Olivia Wilde has revealed that she was rejected from a role on The Wolf of Wall Street as Leonardo DiCaprio’s wife for being “too old”, after auditioning for the part of the Duchess of Bay...

Ray Romano Recalls Embarrassing Sex Scene Fail

The 58-year-old actor is currently appearing as promotions executive Zak Yankovich in record label drama Vinyl. Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger were among the creators of the show, and it's full of sex, drugs and...

Vinyl To Spin Again For Second Season

The show, starring Bobby Cannavale as a hedonistic record label boss in 1970s New York, launched on U.S. cable channel HBO on Valentine's Day (14Feb16), and it was such a hit with critics...

Mick Jagger: 'Scorsese Is A Music Connoisseur'

The pair have worked together multiple times over the years, and have become good friends in the process. Their latest project is TV show Vinyl, which is already destined to become a hit despite only...

Mick Jagger: 'I Wanted Vinyl To Be A Movie'

The show, starring Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano, debuted on American TV on Sunday (14Feb16), hitting British screens a day later. The much hyped Vinyl is the brain child of Rolling Stones legend...

'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...

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