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Carey Left Waiting At Cannes

17th May 2009

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...

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Universal Confirms Scorsese Will Direct Sinatra Biopic

14th May 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 7357

14th May 2009

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE has signed on to direct a new biopic about FRANK SINATRA. The Oscar winner will take charge of Field of Dreams screenwriter Phil Alden Robinson's script, according to Daily Variety....

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Scorsese To Introduce Red Shoes At Cannes

6th May 2009

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...

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Scorsese's Daughter Eyes A New Movie With Her Dad

24th April 2009

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...

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Scorsese Awarded Humanitarian Honour

7th April 2009

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...

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

20th March 2009

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...

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James' Life Story To Get The Scorsese Treatment

18th February 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 6752

2nd February 2009

MARTIN SCORSESE is teaming up Oscar-winner DANIEL DAY-LEWIS again in his latest big screen venture SILENCE. Day-Lewis will play a 17th century priest alongside BENICIO DEL TORO.

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Fascinating Fact 6667

16th January 2009

New York's famed Beacon Theatre - used by director MARTIN SCORSESE for his 2008 Rolling Stones concert film SHINE A LIGHT - will be reopened with a pair of gigs by PAUL SIMON next month...

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Departed Movie Maker Returns To Boston Underworld

16th December 2008

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...

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Fascinating Fact 6228

23rd October 2008

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will play actor MICHAEL J. FOX's annual Parkinson's disease benefit next month (05Nov08) in front of an audience scheduled to include Hollywood director MARTIN SCORSESE and actors DENIS LEARY...

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Wahlberg Impressed With Scorsese's Gangster Movie Knowledge

19th October 2008

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...

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Scorsese's Protege To Premiere Film At London Film Festival

3rd October 2008

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...

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Scorsese And De Niro Go Back To The Mafia

2nd October 2008

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...

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Scorsese And De Niro To Paint Houses In Mob Return

2nd October 2008

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...

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Scorsese Honours Newman

29th September 2008

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...

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Lohan Is 'Obsessed' With Scorsese

16th September 2008

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...

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Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

10th September 2008

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...

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Farmiga's Advice To Scorsese

3rd September 2008

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...

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Scorsese Takes Directing To Tv

11th August 2008

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...

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Nicholson's Fire Threat To Scorsese

11th June 2008

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...

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Jonathan Demme Replaces Scorsese For Marley Doc

22nd May 2008

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",...

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Martin Scorsese Leaves Bob Marley Movie Project

22nd May 2008

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...

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Scorsese Quits Marley Movie

21st May 2008

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...

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Demme Replacing Scorsese On Marley Film

21st May 2008

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...

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Sinatra Offspring Debate Whether To Make A Film About Him

14th May 2008

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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Scorsese To Direct Sinatra Biopic?

13th May 2008

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...

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Stewart Eyes Up Stones-style Movie

11th May 2008

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...

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Estelle And Duffy Top UK Singles And Album Charts

13th April 2008

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...

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