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Day Lewis Rejected Schindler's List Role

13th December 2007

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,...

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Bridges Wrote To Scorsese To Plead For Judas Role

12th December 2007

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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Hoffman Turned Down 'Crazy' Scorsese

9th December 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN once turned down a role offered to him by MARTIN SCORSESE - because he thought the filmmaker was "crazy". The Graduate actor was approached by the director to star in the now classic...

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Dicaprio Awarded 'Golden Star' In Morocco

8th December 2007

Actor LEONARDO DICAPRIO has received an honorary award from director MARTIN SCORSESE at the opening of the seventh Marrakesh Film Festival in Morocco. Scorsese lavished praise on the 33-year-old as he presented him with a...

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Kingsley + Ruffalo Join Dicaprio On Scorsese Movie

4th December 2007

BEN KINGSLEY and MARK RUFFALO have signed up to star alongside LEONARDO DiCAPRIO in MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming movie SHUTTER ISLAND. DiCaprio will play a U.S. Marshall investigating the disappearance of a mental patient in the...

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Scorsese Directs Hitchcockian Cava Commercial

3rd December 2007

MARTIN SCORSESE has once again swapped epic movies for commercials - after filming an eight-minute advert for cava brand Friexenet. The Goodfellas moviemaker is behind The Key To Reserva, the beverage's new Christmas 2007 advertisement,...

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Ross, Scorsese And Martin Receive Kennedy Center Honours

2nd December 2007

Soul diva DIANA ROSS, director MARTIN SCORSESE and comedian STEVE MARTIN were among the stars to receive Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday (02Dec07) for their contributions to American culture. Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson and...

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Stallone To Co-star With Dicaprio?

12th November 2007

SYLVESTER STALLONE and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO are to team up for MARTIN SCORSESE's next film, SHUTTER ISLAND, according to internet reports. News website AintItCoolNews.com claims Scorsese has offered Stallone a co-starring role in the mystery thriller,...

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Coppola: 'Scorsese Only Makes Movies For The Money'

5th November 2007

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has hit out at fellow filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE, claiming THE DEPARTED director is only interested in making movies for financial gain. Coppola and Scorsese are longtime friends, but The Godfather director is...

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Mann And De Niro Reunite

25th October 2007

Michael Mann and Robert De Niro are to team up for the first time since their classic crime caper Heat in a new Paramount Pictures movie, it has emerged.Variety reports the Ali director has signed...

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Scorsese Back With Leo

23rd October 2007

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are to team up for yet another movie, reports suggest.According to Variety, the legendary director and the Aviator star are to work together for the fourth time on Shutter Island,...

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Narnia Director Eyes Werewolf Pic

16th October 2007

Andrew Adamson, director of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, is reportedly considering a far furrier proposition for his next film.The long-haired Kiwi, currently working on Prince Caspian, the second film in the Chronicles...

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Scorsese To Direct George Harrison Film

27th September 2007

Martin Scorsese, who appears to enjoy making documentaries about celebrated musicians as much as he does dramas about the underworld, is planning to direct a film about George Harrison, the former Beatle who died in...

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Scorsese To Make Harrison Film

27th September 2007

Legendary director Martin Scorsese has signed up to make an untitled documentary about the life of Beatles singer George Harrison, according to reports.Hollywood trade paper Variety claims that the film is to be made in...

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Scorsese To Make George Harrison Movie

27th September 2007

MARTIN SCORSESE has signed to make a movie about late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON. The film, which will be shot later this year and released in cinema's next year (08), will be produced by Harrison's widow...

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Wilson, Ross + Scorsese Named Kennedy Center Honourees

12th September 2007

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON, DIANA ROSS, funnyman STEVE MARTIN and moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE are to receive Kennedy Center Honors for their influence on U.S. culture. The highest honour for an American performer or artist,...

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Chicago Film Festival Dedicated To Critic Ebert

16th August 2007

Roger Ebert, who began covering the Chicago International Film Festival in 1970, three years after it was founded, has written to the festival thanking it for dedicating this year's edition (October 4-17) to him. "It's...

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Scorsese's Stones Doc Put Back

14th August 2007

Martin Scorsese's hotly-tipped documentary about the Rolling Stones has had its release date put back to next April for promotional reasons.Shine a Light was provisionally pencilled in for a September release, but as the Stones...

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Scorsese's Rolling Stones Film Delayed

10th August 2007

The release of movie mogul MARTIN SCORSESE's ROLLING STONES documentary has been delayed to allow the band the chance to promote it properly. The director flew to Italy last month (Jul07) to screen a rough...

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Deneuve Desperate To Work With Scorsese And Ford Coppola

3rd August 2007

Screen icon CATHERINE DENEUVE is desperate to work with Oscar-winning filmmakers MARTIN SCORSESE and FRANCIS FOLD COPPOLA - and has vowed to continue her big-screen career until she gets the opportunity to collaborate with them....

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Leo Dicaprio Tipped For Hefner Biopic

12th July 2007

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been tipped to play Hugh Hefner is the forthcoming biopic of the Playboy founder's life.DiCaprio is considered to be a long-term friend of Hefner and a regular visitor to his...

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Citizen Kane Again Voted Top Film Ever

21st June 2007

The American Film Institute has again named the 1941 Orson Welles classic Citizen Kane the best film of all time. Many other films listed in the Institute's original "AFI's 100 years ... 100 Movies" ten...

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Scorsese + Hopper Join Kovacs/zsigmond Documentary

18th June 2007

Directors including MARTIN SCORSESE and DENNIS HOPPER are to feature in an upcoming documentary about legendary cinematographers LASZLO KOVACS and VILMOS ZSIGMOND. The Hungarian directors of photography arrived in America as political refugees in 1956...

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Romanian Film Wins Palme D'or At Cannes

28th May 2007

A Romanian film about an illegal abortion has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival.Directed by Christian Mungiu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days  or 4 Luni, 3 Saptamini si...

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Scorsese Reveals Controversial Film Set In Japan

25th May 2007

Martin Scorsese has disclosed that he is planning to direct a movie, set in 17th-century Japan, that may have implications related to the war in Iraq. In an interview with the Associated Press at the...

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Scorsese Launches Cinema Foundation

23rd May 2007

Director MARTIN SCORSESE is hoping to preserve neglected films for posterity with the launch of his World Cinema Foundation on Tuesday (22May07). The legendary moviemaker told reporters at the Cannes Film Festival in France the...

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Graham: 'Meadows Is As Good As Scorsese'

30th April 2007

This Is England star STEPHEN GRAHAM is urging the film's director SHANE MEADOWS to make Hollywood movies, as he's convinced he can make as big an impact as MARTIN SCORSESE. Graham, who is wowing British...

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Kristofferson Set For Cmt Cash Honour

11th April 2007

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON will receive the JOHNNY CASH Visionary honour from the late country icon's daughter ROSANNE at the 2007 CMT Music Awards. The revered singer/songwriter will be feted by moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE, WILLIE NELSON and...

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Scorsese To Give Cannes Master Class

6th April 2007

Oscar winner MARTIN SCORSESE is to deliver a master class on moviemaking at the 60th annual Cannes Film Festival in France next month (MAY07). The acclaimed director, who won the event's top prize with TAXI...

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Ray Winstone 'Set For Indy 4 Role'

29th March 2007

British actor Ray Winstone is being lined up to play a leading part in the new Indiana Jones film, according to the Hollywood rumour mill.With a recent role in The Departed, which finally netted director...

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