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Polanski Lawyers Seek His Release

Lawyers for Roman Polanski have filed a motion with the Swiss Criminal Court asking that he be released. Early today (Tuesday), the court said that it will issue a decision within the next few weeks....

'Ice Man' Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke has signed up to star in 'The Ice Man'.The Hollywood actor will play real-life hitman Richard 'Iceman' Kuklinski in the movie and believes it will be his defining role, like boxing movie 'Raging...

Daughter 'Unhappy' With Scorsese's Sinatra Movie

FRANK SINATRA's daughter TINA has reportedly clashed with MARTIN SCORSESE over the director's portrayal of her famous father in his upcoming biopic.The Raging Bull director is currently working on a movie adaption of the My...

Demme 'Quits Marley Biopic'

A planned biopic of BOB MARLEY's life has been thrown into doubt again - director JONATHAN DEMME has reportedly followed in MARTIN SCORSESE's footsteps and quit the project.The Raging Bull legend was originally signed up...

Woody Allen Says He Got His New York "From Hollywood"

Woody Allen says that the script for his latest movie, Whatever Works , which opens Friday, sat on a shelf for five years because it was too costly for him to film it in New...

Stars Pay Tribute To Carradine

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE and actor MICHAEL MADSEN have paid tribute to DAVID CARRADINE, who died on Thursday (04Jun09).The Kill Bill star's naked body was discovered hanging in a Bangkok, Thailand hotel suite. Local reports suggested...

Dicaprio's Bid To Play Sinatra

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has reportedly hired a vocal coach to teach him to sing in a bid to win the role of FRANK SINATRA in MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming biopic. The actor, who previously worked with Scorsese on...

Carey Left Waiting At Cannes

MARIAH CAREY was left waiting for a screening of her new movie PRECIOUS at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Friday (15May09) - after MARTIN SCORSESE overran with a presentation of his forthcoming film. The...

Universal Confirms Scorsese Will Direct Sinatra Biopic

Martin Scorsese, whose films about musicians have previously been limited to documentaries ( Shine a Light, No Direction Home, The Last Waltz ), has agreed to direct an as-yet untitled drama about the life of...

Scorsese To Introduce Red Shoes At Cannes

MARTIN SCORSESE is to introduce a special screening of restored movie classic THE RED SHOES at the Cannes Film Festival in France. The cleaned-up version of the beloved 1948 masterpiece will premiere in Cannes on 15...

Scorsese's Daughter Eyes A New Movie With Her Dad

Actress-turned-director DOMENICA CAMERON-SCORSESE is looking to team up with her legendary father MARTIN SCORSESE on the big screen once more - so she can show off her skills as a filmmaker. Cameron-Scorsese was a star at...

Scorsese Awarded Humanitarian Honour

Oscar-winning director MARTIN SCORSESE will be honoured with the Multicultural Motion Picture Association's (MPAA) humanitarian award later this month (Apr09). Scorsese will become only the second ever recipient of the honour, which was presented to Clint...

Spielberg & Scorsese Mark Kurosawa's 99th Birthday With Special Messages

STEVEN SPIELBERG and MARTIN SCORSESE will toast what would have been late moviemaker AKIRA KUROSAWA's 99th birthday at a gala in his honour on Monday (23Mar09). The two directors have recorded emotional video messages which will...

James' Life Story To Get The Scorsese Treatment

Beloved hitmaker TOMMY JAMES has been given a huge career boost - MARTIN SCORSESE wants to make his life story into a film. The Crimson & Clover singer has been working on his memoirs for the...

Departed Movie Maker Returns To Boston Underworld

The producer behind Oscar-winning MARTIN SCORSESE movie THE DEPARTED is planning another movie about Boston, Massachusetts' deadly underworld. Jack Nicholson's character in the 2006 thriller was inspired by fugitive crime lord James 'Whitey' Bulger, who...

Wahlberg Impressed With Scorsese's Gangster Movie Knowledge

Movie star MARK WAHLBERG has developed an unlikely friendship with his THE DEPARTED director MARTIN SCORSESE because they share a passion for gangster movies and mobster fashion. The odd couple is working on a new...

Scorsese's Protege To Premiere Film At London Film Festival

Celina Murgo, a protege of the legendary Martin Scorsese, is to premiere her second feature A Week Alone at the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival in October.Murga, 35, recently spent seven weeks working alongside...

By on 03 October 2008

Scorsese And De Niro Go Back To The Mafia

GOODFELLAS director MARTIN SCORSESE and the movie's star ROBERT DE NIRO are returning to the murky underworld of the New York mob for a new gangster film. De Niro has signed to play Frank 'the...

Scorsese And De Niro To Paint Houses In Mob Return

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro are to set to bring a new tale of organised crime to the screen in the shape of I Heard You Paint Houses.Charles Brandt's book - the title of...

By on 02 October 2008

Scorsese Honours Newman

Movie mogul MARTIN SCORSESE has joined the list of celebrities paying tribute to movie icon PAUL NEWMAN, stating the history of film is "unthinkable" without the late actor. The moviemaker directed Newman in The Color...

Lohan Is 'Obsessed' With Scorsese

LINDSAY LOHAN is calling on MARTIN SCORSESE to cast her in his next movie - revealing it's her dream to work with the GOODFELLAS director. Lohan insists she is still a fiercely ambitious actress, who...

Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

Morgan Freeman has been named as a recipient of a 2008 Kennedy Centre award.The Dark Knight star, as well as founders of the Who Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will receive the prestigious honour at...

By on 10 September 2008

Farmiga's Advice To Scorsese

Actress VERA FARMIGA gave advice to legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE on the set of their 2006 movie THE DEPARTED. The 35-year-old insists she wasn't intimidated by Scorsese's reputation as a formidable moviemaker and was quick...

Scorsese Takes Directing To Tv

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE is set to take his directing talents to the small screen in an upcoming U.S. television pilot. The Oscar-winner is reportedly in negotiations to direct forthcoming HBO show Boardwalk Empire. Scorsese will...

Nicholson's Fire Threat To Scorsese

Hollywood actor JACK NICHOLSON once threatened to set fire to the movie set of 2006 film THE DEPARTED - after director MARTIN SCORSESE asked him to think up ideas for a scene. The star admits...

Jonathan Demme Replaces Scorsese For Marley Doc

JONATHAN DEMME is to replace MARTIN SCORSESE as the director of the Tuff Gong Pictures/ Shangri-La Entertainment Bob Marley documentary.Scorsese has been forced to pull out of the project as a result of "scheduling problems",...

By on 22 May 2008

Martin Scorsese Leaves Bob Marley Movie Project

Martin Scorsese is to be replaced by Jonathan Demme as director for a Bob Marley documentary.The authorised film about the reggae legend is set for a February 6th, 2010 release to honour the 65th anniversary...

By on 22 May 2008

Scorsese Quits Marley Movie

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE has been forced to step down as the director of a new BOB MARLEY documentary due to scheduling conflicts. The Oscar winner, who won acclaim for his recent Rolling Stones concert film...

Demme Replacing Scorsese On Marley Film

Martin Scorsese, a feature-film director who has occasionally made documentary films about famous musicians, has been replaced as director of a documentary about Bob Marley by Jonathan Demme, another feature-film director who has occasionally made...

Sinatra Offspring Debate Whether To Make A Film About Him

The three children of Frank Sinatra are at odds over a proposal to produce a theatrical documentary about the late singer's life, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper said that 59-year-old daughter...

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