Tag Archives: Martin Scorsese
Harvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.
Two Christian missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden.
We’re a couple days into the Cannes Film Festival and there’s a considerable amount of buzz around Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming The Irishman and the long list of deals to report including the Halle Berry and Michael Douglas drama Silence.
You know it’s coming, simply because it’s all anyone can talk about. They tell you to pick a side, they throw all kinds of images and faces at you, they talk numbers and revel in the intrigue and suspense. It’s going to be huge, they tell you, and you look at the evidence and realize that, in one form or another, they’re right.
This week, Napster founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker unveiled his latest venture project, Screening Room, and sought the backing of some of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers. Now, a line has been drawn in the sand, with some of Hollywood’s biggest players taking sides.
A24 has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to the crime thriller Free Fire, starring Brie Larson and Armie Hammer. The pic, directed by Ben Wheatley, was executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
Biopic of classical pianist Byron Janis, who was selected in 1960 by the U.S. to perform in the Soviet Union, representing the start of a successful cultural exchange between the Cold War adversaries.
The biopic, based on Janis’ book Chopin and Beyond: My Extraordinary Life in Music and the Paranormal, is in development at Paramount.
Follows the exploits of a cocaine-fueled record executive in New York City circa 1977, when punk, disco and a new form of music called hip-hop collided.
Filmmaking legend Martin Scorsese isn’t slowing down any time soon. Today, Paramount CEO Brad Grey announced that Scorsese has extended his overall deal with the studio through 2019. Paramount also confirmed a new biopic is in development for Scorsese to direct.
based on Erik Larson’s novel of the same name, the story follows HH Holmes as he sets up a hotel in which he murders and dissects dozens of people during the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 to become one of the most prolific serial killers in history.
A record exec works to save his company during the birth of punk, disco, and hip-hop. Premieres on HBO in 2016.
Just what did Mr. Scorsese have to say to the entertainment creatives of the future?
Logline: Tells the true story of iconic punk rock band The Ramones.
Entering its fifth and final season, the crime drama follows Nucky Thompson, an Atlantic City bootlegger, as he navigates an increasingly hostile underworld.
Logline: A young therapist investigates an ethics violation after an older therapist sleeps with a patient. Years later, when he begins to doubt his abilities, the malicious wife of a patient truest to seduce him in order to get revenge on her own cheating husband.
True story centers a Long Island penny stockbroker, who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street.
True story centers a Long Island penny stockbroker, who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including mob infiltration.