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Scorsese Supports Jailed Iranian Directors

MARTIN SCORSESE is urging Hollywood to "campaign aggressively" to free two Iranian directors who were sentenced to six years in jail this week (beg20Dec10), insisting fellow filmmakers need to "stand up" for the imprisoned pair.The...

Petitions Protest Sentence Meted Out To Iranian Filmmaker

Filmmakers in Europe have voiced their support of award-winning Iranian director Jafar Panahi after he was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from making films for 20 years after his conviction of making...

New Scorsese/de Niro Collaboration Confirmed

MARTIN SCORSESE has confirmed he is reuniting with ROBERT DE NIRO for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO.Rumours the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year...

Martin Scorsese Re-teaming With De Niro For The Irishman

Martin Scorsese is teaming up with Robert De Niro for the ninth time in new movie 'The Irishman'. The 'Shutter Island' director - who has made box office successes including 'Taxi Driver' and 'GoodFellas' with...

Leonardo Dicaprio Was Menacing For De Niro

Leonardo DiCaprio tried to impress Robert De Niro by being "menacing". The 'Inception' actor struggled to know how to make a lasting impression on the legendary actor when he was auditioning for him at the...

Sinatra Blocked My Way In Goodfellas

FRANK SINATRA refused to allow MARTIN SCORSESE to use his version of MY WAY for the closing scene of gangster classic GOODFELLAS, because he didn't want to be linked to the Mafia.Sinatra was dogged by...

Jack Nicholson Pulled Gun On Dicaprio On The Departed

Jack Nicholson pulled a gun on Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of 'The Departed'. The Hollywood legend - who stars alongside DiCaprio in the 2006 crime drama about the Irish mafia - decided to improvise...

Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dies

'The Empire Strikes Back' director Irvin Kershner has died at the age of 87. The filmmaker - who took over from George Lucas to create the sequel to 'Star Wars' - died at his home...

Ray Winstone Wants To Play James Bond

Ray Winstone wants to play James Bond.The British actor - best known for his roles in 'Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll' and 'The Departed' - believes he would make a "great" Bond but...

Scorsese 'Liberated' By 3d Filmmaking

MARTIN SCORSESE has defended his decision to shoot his latest movie HUGO CABRET in 3D, insisting the format has allowed him to "rethink cinema".The director, best known for his gritty gangster pictures, stunned his fans...

Chloe Moretz Hopeful For Kick-ass Sequel

Chloe Moretz expects there will be a 'Kick-Ass' sequel.The 13-year-old actress - who played foul-mouthed assassin Hit Girl in the first movie - believes there is no doubt that director Matthew Vaughn will want to...

Pileggi Confirms Goodfellas Tv Series

MARTIN SCORSESE and NICHOLAS PILEGGI are revisiting their gangster classic GOODFELLAS for a prequel TV series about the early life of mobster HENRY HILL.Rumours circulated last month (Sep10) that a TV version of the hit...

Scorsese's Tv Hit Sparks Casino Craze

MARTIN SCORSESE's hit new U.S. TV drama BOARDWALK EMPIRE has inspired a group of New Jersey developers to turn their new Atlantic City casino into a homage to the show.Dennis Gomes and Morris Bailey are...

Chloe Moretz Wants Hit Girl Return

Chloe Moretz is keen to reprise the role of Hit Girl from 'Kick-Ass'. The 13-year-old actress - who caused controversy on the film's release because of the extreme violence and swearing her character undertakes -...

Chloe Grace Moretz Banned From Watching Horror Movies

CHLOE GRACE MORETZ, the 13-year-old actress and star of new vampire flick 'Let Me In', admits that she is banned from watching horror movies, reports the New York Post. The new movie is a remake...

James Cameron Is Most Powerful Man In Film

James Cameron has been named the most powerful man in film.The Canadian director beat Steven Spielberg, Leonardo DiCaprio and Christopher Nolan in the list by the Guardian newspaper's Film & Music supplement, which proclaimed him...

Scorsese Snubbed Boardwalk Empire Offers

MARTIN SCORSESE almost missed out on the chance to produce new hit TV series BOARDWALK EMPIRE - until MARK WAHLBERG convinced him to reconsider.The period-piece crime drama, starring Steve Buscemi, debuted in America on Sunday...

Scorsese's Empire Boardwalk A Big Hit On Tv

MARTIN SCORSESE's gritty new TV series BOARDWALK EMPIRE is a break-out hit in America - the period piece has been picked up for a second season after just one episode.The crime drama, starring Steve Buscemi,...

Boardwalk Empire Premieres On Hbo

'Boardwalk Empire', the much anticipated new drama series starring STEVE BUSCEMI, premiered on HBO last night (19th September 2010). The show is set in Atlantic City, during the prohibition era of the 1920s, and follows...

Pacino And Pesci To Reunite For Scorsese Movie?

AL PACINO and JOE PESCI are in talks to reunite with ROBERT DE NIRO and their GOODFELLAS director MARTIN SCORSESE for new gangster film THE IRISHMAN, according to reports.De Niro has already signed up to...

Asthma Saved Scorsese From Mob Life

A childhood illness saved MARTIN SCORSESE from a life of violent crime in his native New York, according to his longtime cinematographer.The director was raised in Little Italy in the 1940s and 50s, when the...

Mark Wahlberg: 'Movie Pay Matters'

Mark Wahlberg admits his pay cheque "matters" when considering a film role.The 39-year-old actor - who has children Ella, seven, Michael, four, Brendan, two, and nine-month-old Grace with wife Rhea Durham - insists it is...

Pitt Hurt On Scorsese Tv Set

Actor MICHAEL PITT injured himself so badly on the set of MARTIN SCORSESE's new TV show BOARDWALK EMPIRE he was left with blood gushing from his hand - but the director refused to give him...

Shamed Investor Starr Changes Plea To Guilty

Disgraced celebrity investor KENNETH STARR is facing up to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to embezzling $30 million (£20 million) from A-list clients such as UMA THURMAN, WESLEY SNIPES and MARTIN SCORSESE.Starr, 66,...

Angelina Jolie To Direct Bosnian Project

Angelina Jolie has written and will direct the Bosnian war drama she announced this week.The Oscar-winning actress will make her directorial debut with the project, which tells the tale of a couple who meet each...

Martin Scorsese's 3-D Hugo Cabret Passion

Martin Scorsese is "passionate" about 3-D moviesThelma Schoonmaker - who is working with the iconic director on new movie 'Hugo Cabret' as his editor - admits Scorsese was keen to shoot the project in 3-D...

Scorsese Takes Gangland Tale To Tv

Martin Scorsese, who knows a thing or two about directing gangland dramas, has directed the pilot and has agreed to executive produce the upcoming HBO series Boardwalk Empire , set in Atlantic City, NJ during...

Chloe Moretz Gets Stuck In A Rut?

Chloe Moretz is in talks to star in 'The Rut'. The 'Kick-Ass' actress - who played controversial pre-teen superhero Hit Girl in the action comedy - is in negotiations to take a starring role in...

Hill Happy With Goodfellas' Impact On Crime

Former mobster HENRY HILL is delighted GOODFELLAS has become so notorious - because MARTIN SCORSESE's film version of his life helps steer would-be gangsters away from the world of crime.The Oscar-nominated movie, starring Ray Liotta...

Jagger To Make Rock Show With Scorsese

MICK JAGGER is teaming up with legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE to make an epic rock n' roll TV show which will span 40 years of the music industry.The Rolling Stones frontman, who previously collaborated with...

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