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Martin Scorsese Acts As Curator For Small British Film Event

Legendary director Martin Scorsese will act as a guest curator at a small film festival in Cornwall, England.The Raging Bull filmmaker has selected a series of movie classics, Murder On The Orient Express and All...

Alec Baldwin And Martin Scorsese Take On Interviewing Duties For Film Festival

Hollywood stars Alec Baldwin and Martin Scorsese are set to test their interviewing skills as part of a new discussion series at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.The 30 Rock star will don...

Jude Law For Anna Karenina Role?

Jude Law is in talks to play Aaron Johnson's love rival in 'Anna Karenina'. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star has reportedly been in discussions with director Joe Wright about taking on a role in his proposed...

Paul Schrader Dreamed Up Taxi Driver Predicament In Hospital

Hollywood screenwriter Paul Schrader came up with the inspiration for Martin Scorsese's 1976 classic Taxi Driver as he lay in a hospital bed suffering from a painful ulcer.Schrader was 26 and homeless when he began...

Chloe Moretz: 'Martin Scorsese Is Like An Uncle'

Chloe Moretz sees Martin Scorcese as an uncle.The 14-year-old actress - who stars in the director's upcoming 'Hugo Cabret' - says she feels so comfortable in the movie heavyweight's presence she feels like he's part...

Martin Scorsese Owes 2.8m In Tax

Martin Scorsese reportedly owes $2.8 million in tax.The 'Taxi Driver' director - who has previously been asked to pay $1.9 million in back taxes in a series of demands from the US Internal Revenue Service...

Martin Scorsese Owes $3 Million In Taxes

Martin Scorsese is in financial trouble again - he has been slapped with a tax bill for almost $3 million (£2 million), according to a U.S. report.The Goodfellas director has had a series of tax...

Robert De Niro Confirms Ninth Scorsese Movie

Robert De Niro has confirmed he will team up with Martin Scorsese for 'The Irishman'. It will be the ninth time the pair - famous for movies including 'Taxi Driver' and 'GoodFellas' - will reteam...

Kenneth Starr Jailed For More Than Seven Years Over Embezzlement

Celebrity accountant Kenneth Starr has been sentenced to more than seven years in jail for embezzling $30 million (£20 million) from clients including Uma Thurman, Martin Scorsese and Wesley Snipes.Starr has been in jail since...

Dicaprio Reteaming With Scorsese For Wall Street Movie

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is teaming up with director MARTIN SCORSESE for a fifth time as the movie icons prepare to shoot THE WOLF OF WALL STREET together.The actor has previously worked with the moviemaker on Gangs...

Martin Scorsese To Direct Silence Next

Martin Scorsese's next project will be 'Silence'.The 'Gangs of New York' filmmaker was recently reattached to work on 'The Wolf of Wall Street' - which follows the rise and fall of stock broker Jordan Belfort...

Christopher Lee Awarded Bafta Fellowship

Sir Christopher Lee will receive an Academy Fellowship at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards.The 'Dracula' star joins Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg and Charlie Chaplin on the list of fellows – awarded for recognition of outstanding...

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...

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