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Martin Scorsese's Silence Lands Long-awaited Release

17th July 2014

Martin Scorsese's long-delayed movie adaptation of historical novel Silence is set to hit theatres in late 2015, eight years after he first unveiled plans for the project.The legendary filmmaker began developing the idea for a...

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How X Marked The Spot For Martin Scorsese In ‘The Departed’

By Stephanie Chase | 13th June 2014

In 2006 Martin Scorsese finally became an Academy Award winning director when he took home the gold for The Departed, which also won the best picture award. But we’re not here to talk about how...

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Helen Mirren Wants To Work With Maggie Smith

10th June 2014

Dame Helen Mirren wants to work with Dame Maggie Smith.The veteran 68-year-old actress would love to work with her fellow British screen icon because her one career regret is that she hasn't been able to...

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Jonah Hill Awkwardly Watched Wolf Of Wall Street With Mother

6th June 2014

Jonah Hill admits it was an awkward experience sitting next to his mother at 'The Wolf of Wall Street' premiere. The actor plays debauched stockbroker Jordan Belfort's sidekick Donnie Azoff in Martin Scorsese's Oscar nominated...

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Supreme Court Judges Allow Raging Bull Lawsuit To Proceed

19th May 2014

Judges at the U.S. Supreme Court have granted late screenwriter Frank Petrella's daughter permission to proceed with her copyright infringement lawsuit over classic Martin Scorsese movie Raging Bull.Paula Petrella has been locked in a legal...

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'Raging Bull' Copyright Suit: Petrella Given Green Light To Pursue Royalties

By Lauren James | 19th May 2014

The woman who holds the copyright to a 1963 screenplay has been told that she can pursue infringement claims against the studio behind 1980's Raging Bull. Paula Petrella, whose father Frank Petrella wrote the screenplay...

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Martin Scorsese's Nephew Arrested On Drug Charges

1st May 2014

One of Martin Scorsese's nephews has been arrested on suspicion of dealing heroin.Frank Scorsese, whose father is the Hollywood director's brother, stands accused of selling the drug to an undercover police officer on three separate...

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Tomas Alfredson To Direct The Snowman

29th April 2014

Tomas Alfredson will direct 'The Snowman.'The 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' filmmaker will helm the film adaptation of Scandinavian author Jo Nesbo's crime thriller series alongside Oscar-winning director, Martin Scorsese, who will executive produce, reports Variety.com.Scorsese...

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Joanna Lumley: 'I Was Last On The List For Wolf Of Wall Street Role'

22nd April 2014

Joanna Lumley is convinced she was bottom of Martin Scorsese's list when he was casting her character in The Wolf Of Wall Street after Dame Julie Andrews passed on the part.The Absolutely Fabulous actress appeared...

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Russian Cinema Bosses Fined For Screening The Wolf Of Wall Street

8th April 2014

Bosses at movie theatres in Novosibirsk, Russia have been fined for screening Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated movie The Wolf Of Wall Street.Local officials accused the cinema owners of drug-use propaganda by showing the film and ordered...

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Kevin Spacey Not Interested In 'Crap' Movies

4th April 2014

Kevin Spacey isn't interested in ''crap'' movie roles.The 'House of Cards' star's last appearance in a film was in 2011 comedy 'Horrible Bosses', and aside from working on the sequel, for a reported $1 million,...

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Olivia Wilde To Star In Mick Jagger And Martin Scorsese Drama

12th March 2014

Actress Olivia Wilde has been picked to star in a new Tv drama executive produced by Sir Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese.The Tron: Legacy star is heading back to the small screen in a yet...

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Fascinating Fact: 4093299

3rd March 2014

Oscars host ELLEN DeGeneres ordered three large pizzas to feed the hungry celebrity guests during Sunday's (02Mar14) three-hour ceremony and proceeded to hand out slices to the likes of Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie,...

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Jonah Hill 'Changed The Wolf Of Wall Street'

3rd March 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio says Jonah Hill ''changed the dynamic'' of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.The actor praised his co-star in the movie - which has five nominations at tonight's (02.03.14) awards, including Best Actor for himself,...

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Thought 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Was Bad? Honestly: Belfort's Real Life Was Worse

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th February 2014

The decadence, debauchery, illegality and ignorance portrayed in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street is something to behold. You’d be forgiven for thinking Leonardo Dicaprio, and the script and characters that surround him, are...

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Robert De Niro And Martin Scorsese Honoured At Humanitarian Awards

28th February 2014

Robert De Niro and his longtime collaborator Martin Scorsese were among the stars honoured for their humanitarian work in Los Angeles on Thursday (27Feb14).The inaugural Unite4:Humanity event was created by bosses at charity Unite4:good and...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Had To Convince Daniel Day-lewis To Make Gangs Of New York

23rd February 2014

LEONARDO DiCaprio was tasked with convincing Daniel Day-Lewis to come out of retirement for Gangs Of New York, because director Martin Scorsese felt sure he would be able to talk the movie great into playing...

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Real Life Rugrat In 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Lawsuit - Andrew Greene Sues Filmmakers

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th February 2014

Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff, a character in The Wolf of Wall Street played by actor P.J. Byrne, has come under intense scrutiny after a federal lawsuit asserted that it is "readily apparent" that he is based...

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'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Sued By Former Stock Broker Andrew Greene For Wrongful Depiction

By Nick Hill | 20th February 2014

Since the Martin Scorsese-directed movie has been released it has garnered success and criticism for its real, yet outlandish, portrayal of corrupt Wall Street brokers in the 90s.As 'The Wolf of Wall Street' is based...

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Lawyer Suing Over 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' "Rugrat" Character Likeness

By Lauren James | 19th February 2014

A lawyer has launched a lawsuit against Martin Scorsese's movie The Wolf of Wall Street, alleging that he has been defamed by the character Nicky "Rugrat" Roskoff. Andrew Greene's suit that it was "readily apparent"...

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Jordan Belfort's Former Co-worker Sues Over The Wolf Of Wall Street

19th February 2014

Jordan Belfort's former business partner is suing director Martin Scorsese over his acclaimed movie The Wolf Of Wall Street.Andrew Greene is a former executive of Stratton Oakmont, the stockbroking firm set up by corrupt financier...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Recalls 'Terrifying' Oscar Experience

19th February 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio was ''terrified'' at the prospect of going on stage at his first Academy Awards ceremony in 1994.The 39-year-old star - who has been nominated for Best Actor for Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf of...

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Robert De Niro Refusing To Give Up Hope On The Irishman

19th February 2014

Robert De Niro has assured fans that plans to reunite with his Goodfellas director Martin Scorsese and co-stars Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in mob movie The Irishman are still in the works, four years...

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Martin Scorsese Unveils Tribute To Powell And Pressburger

17th February 2014

Hollywood director Martin Scorsese unveiled a blue plaque tribute in honour of British filmmaking duo Powell and Pressburger in London on Monday (17Feb14).Writers/directors/producers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, the duo responsible for iconic films such...

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Leonardo Dicaprio In Line For Another President Role In Theodore Roosevelt Biopic?

By Lauren James | 17th February 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio wants to bring the life of American president Theodore Roosevelt to the movies and reportedly has plans to take centre-stage in a new biopic directed by Martin Scorsese. "Leo is telling friends that...

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Leonardo Dicaprio: Wolf Of Wall Street 'Organised Chaos'

17th February 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio admits 'The Wolf of Wall Street' was like ''organised chaos''.The 39-year-old actor was nominated for best actor at the BAFTAs last night (16.02.14) for his portrayal of Jordan Belfort in the comedy, but...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Lucky To Work With Martin Scorsese

17th February 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio feels honoured to have worked with Martin Scorsese.The 39-year-old actor was nominated for best actor at the BAFTAs last night (16.02.14) for his portrayal of Jordan Belfort in the Scorsese-directed film, 'The Wolf...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Begged Martin Scorsese To Make Gangs Of New York With Him

17th February 2014

LEONARDO DiCaprio was so desperate to work with director Martin Scorsese that he tracked down the script for Gangs Of New York and begged the filmmaker to tackle the project with him.DiCaprio and Scorsese have...

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Martin Scorsese: 'I Took A Quaalude For Fear Of Flying'

12th February 2014

Director Martin Scorsese used his own drug past to help perfect LEONARDO DiCaprio's Quaalude-guzzling scene in The Wolf Of Wall Street, revealing he once took to pill for a plane flight.In his acclaimed new movie,...

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'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Becomes Martin Scorsese's Highest-grossing Film Of All Time

By Nick Hill | 12th February 2014

At the ripe old age of 71, Martin Scorsese reaches new heights of success in his prolific career.The New York born director's newest film 'The Wolf of Wall Street' has just become his highest-grossing film...

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