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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...

Scorsese To Direct Sinatra Biopic?

Legendary filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE will direct a biopic about the life of FRANK SINATRA - according to the singer's youngest daughter TINA. Scorsese, who recently made a new 'rockumentary' on The Rolling Stones, is planning...

Stewart Eyes Up Stones-style Movie

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART is desperate to be a film star - after watching THE ROLLING STONES' MARTIN SCORSESE-directed movie SHINE A LIGHT. The Maggie May star would love to emulate his ageing contemporaries and...

Estelle And Duffy Top UK Singles And Album Charts

Estelle's American Boy has remained at number one in the UK singles chart for a fourth week in a row.Sam Sparrow's single Black and Low climbed two places in this week chart to number two.Flo...

By on 13 April 2008

Movie Review: Young@heart

A group of senior citizens performing rock-and-roll numbers in a theatrical documentary are receiving much critical praise from film critics as the film opens in limited release today (Wednesday). The senior citizens are not the...

Scorsese Covered Up Stones' Foul Language With Drumbeat

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE had to cover up one curse word with a drum beat - to make sure his new THE ROLLING STONES rockumentary received a PG-13 rating at the cinema. The Oscar winner knew...

Jagger Not Happy With Scorsese's Close-ups

MICK JAGGER was far from pleased with director MARTIN SCORSESE's close-ups on THE ROLLING STONES' SHINE A LIGHT concert movie - because he found it boring to watch himself on the big screen. The rocker...

Scorsese Missed Out On Filming Richards Arrest

Director MARTIN SCORSESE was left disappointed he didn't manage to film police arresting ROLLING STONES star KEITH RICHARDS for the DVD edition of his new rockumentary SHINE A LIGHT. Scorsese was flying to Los Angeles...

Stones Revel In Limelight At Shine A Light UK Premiere

The Rolling Stones defied their combined age of 254 as they attended the West End premiere of their new film Shine a Light.The Martin Scorsese-directed rockumentary splices archive footage and backstage interviews with two New...

By on 03 April 2008

Stones Defy Scorsese To Give Documentary Imax Treatment

THE ROLLING STONES insisted their documentary SHINE A LIGHT be reformatted for large-screen Imax cinemas - against the wishes of director MARTIN SCORSESE. The legendary director filmed the rockers throughout their 2006 A Bigger Bang...

Aguilera Leaves Richards Confused

KEITH RICHARDS was left bewildered when CHRISTINA AGUILERA joined THE ROLLING STONES to perform a song during their new MARTIN SCORSESE-directed concert film - because he had no idea who she was. The guitarist looks...

Scorsese Hails Stones As His Life Soundtrack

Director MARTIN SCORSESE jumped at the chance to direct ROLLING STONES documentary SHINE A LIGHT, because the band's music acted as a soundtrack to his life. The 65-year-old moviemaker admits the rockers' songs helped him...

Stones Asked Scorsese To Film Rio Show

THE ROLLING STONES attempted to persuade moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE to film their historic 2006 free concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - but he wasn't interested. The director was the man behind the camera for...

De Palma: 'Easy Rider Gave Me A Career'

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has credited cult classic EASY RIDER with paving the way for maverick movie-makers like himself, STEVEN SPIELBERG and MARTIN SCORSESE to revitalise an ailing Hollywood film industry. The Scarface director admits...

Three More To Join Dicaprio And Scorsese On Shutter Island

The cast for Martin Scorsese's upcoming drama Shutter Island has swelled, as three new additions have been confirmed.Already starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Sir Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams and Patricia Clarkson, the film is to...

By on 26 February 2008

Hong Kong Director Lau Criticizes Spielberg's Olympics Stance

Hong Kong director Andrew Lau Wai-keung, whose hit film Internal Affairs was recreated as the U.S. blockbuster The Departed by Martin Scorsese, has criticized Steven Spielberg's decision to pull out of the Chinese Olympic Games...

Scorsese To Make Marley Documentary

Filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE is lining up another documentary about a music legend - the Oscar winner has announced plans to make a movie about BOB MARLEY. Scorsese has previously explored the '60s heyday of Bob...

Stones Roll Into Berlin

Martin Scorsese's new concert movie about the Rolling Stones has opened this year's Berlin film festival.Shine a Light, co-produced in conjunction with the band, intercuts songs from their 2006 show at the Beacon Theatre in...

By on 08 February 2008

Light Shines On Berlinale Opening

The Berlin Film festival is set to open tonight (Thursday) with a screening of Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones concert documentary, Shine a Light. At a news conference earlier today, the Stones' Keith Richards indicated that...

Stones 'Quit Emi' For Universal

The Rolling Stones have signed a one-album deal with Universal raising speculation as they near the end of their current contract with EMI.According to the Times, the legendary rockers have inked a deal with Universal...

By on 17 January 2008

Berlin Film Festival Gets What They Want

The Berlin Film Festival has chosen Shine a Light, Martin Scorsese's documentary about the Rolling Stones, to open this year's festival on February 7. Festival organizers said Tuesday that the director and the veteran rock...

Scorsese's Stones Movie To Open Berlin Film Festival

MARTIN SCORSESE's much-anticipated ROLLING STONES documentary has been selected to open the Berlin Film Festival in Germany. The revered moviemaker and the band themselves are expected to make an appearance when Shine A Light has...

Scorsese's Rolling Stones Film Gets Release Date

Director MARTIN SCORSESE's highly-anticipated documentary movie about the ROLLING STONES will finally be released in April (08). Shine A Light was slated for release in October last year (07), but was postponed by Paramount Classics....

Day Lewis Rejected Schindler's List Role

DANIEL DAY LEWIS turned down the chance to star in SCHINDLER'S LIST after MARTIN SCORSESE lost the job of directing it to STEVEN SPIELBERG. Although he had signed up to star in the 1993 film,...

Bridges Wrote To Scorsese To Plead For Judas Role

JEFF BRIDGES was so desperate to land a part in controversial film THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST he wrote a letter to director MARTIN SCORSESE. The Big Lebowski star insists it was the only time...

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