(PG-13: Language) Animator Piotr Kabat created this fantastic graphic interpretation of Travis Bickle’s darkly poetic monologue from Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. The minimal style and scheme echoes the bleak backdrop of the skeezier side of 1970s New York City.
Netflix has signed on to bankroll Martin Scorsese’s next collaboration with Robert De Niro, but that doesn’t mean the director has totally bought into the streaming experience. “Now you can see a film on an iPad,” Scorsese said at a BFI event in London. “You might be able to push ... More »
Netflix has acquired a massive movie project, one that might help it win the most coveted prize in the business. The streaming media company is in the process of inking a deal to make Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro’s upcoming mob movie available for streaming in each of its 190 markets. Show More Summary
Dave McNary, reporting for Variety: Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Martin Scorsese’s gangster movie “The Irishman,” starring Robert De Niro. Netflix would not comment on the deal but sources close to the project confirmed a report by IndieWire. “The Irishman” will be the ninth collaboration between Scorsese and De Niro. Show More Summary
With Brad Grey resigning as chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, the studio suffered another blow as Martin Scorsese’s upcoming A-list gangster movie, which had been set up at Paramount, moved to Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie,...
A $100 million gangster epic starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci has become too risky a proposition for major studios.
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Long-in-the-works project reunites Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.
It looks like you won't have to run to the theater to see the long-awaited reunion of Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro. Their next collaboration, the gangster movie "The Irishman," has been snatched up by Netflix, according to Indiewire. The...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese, coming off of the contemplative and deeply personal Silence, has been looking tor return to the criminal underground of such films a Goodfellas and Casino, and has circled an adaptation of Charles Brandt's book I Heard You Paint Houses as his portal...
Welcome to 2017, where Martin Scorsese‘s long-awaited The Irishman, which will reunite him with Robert De Niro for the first time since 1995, is heading straight to Netflix. Think about reading that sentence ten years ago and then realize...Show More Summary
Netflix has acquired its most prestigious title yet: a Martin Scorsese movie. “The Irishman,” a $100 million gangster flick starring Robert De Niro, was initially set up at Paramount, which released Scorsese’s previous movie, “Silence.”...Show More Summary
While Hollywood at-large chases IP-driven franchises, the likes of Amazon and Netflix are going after prestige and star power.
Legendary director Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman has been in development since 2008. Now Netflix has purchased the project.
Netflix has acquired the rights to Martin Scorsese’s gangster movie The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, reports Variety. The Irishman will reportedly see De Niro play real-life mob hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran. Sheeran notoriously murdered 25 people and also claimed to have had a hand in the infamous disappearance of union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who […]
Remember when hiring Martin Scorsese to direct a Robert De Niro movie was the kind of risk studios took all the time? Netflix does! Indiewire reports that they have acquired Martin Scorsese project The Irishman. The film, an adaptation...Show More Summary
Variety reports that Netflix has acquired the rights to The Irishman, the latest collaboration between long-time friends Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro. Originally announced way back in 2010, the film is expected to start shooting later this year, and will be the ninth shared project between De Niro and his Raging Bull director. Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro’s ninth feature film together The Irishman has been scooped by Netflix, reports IndieWire. The $100 million mob movie was previously attached to Paramount Pictures, but with a source close to the deal allegedly claiming that the expensive picture was too “risky” for the traditional ... More »