by Kathy Fennessy Usher going for the climax in Hands of Stone The Weinstein Company Edgar Ramírez and Robert De Niro were fated to play a boxer and his trainer. In Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull, De Niro's full-blooded embodiment of middleweight champion Jake La Motta led to his second Oscar. Show More Summary
Robert De Niro’s presence in the new Roberto Duran boxing bio Hands Of Stone only served to remind me how inferior this picture is to many other films revolving around the sport including Martin Scorsese’s 1980 classic Raging Bull, which won De Niro an Oscar for immortal portrayal of Jake La Motta. Show More Summary
Pia Toscano is set to join some of Broadway’s biggest stars in the upcoming production of For the Record inspired by Martin Scorsese films. The former American Idol contestant will appear alongside Tony winner John Lloyd Young, Tony nominee Carmen Cusack, Grammy nominee B. Slade, and more. The production will run at Los Angeles’ Wallis [...]
Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning crime thriller The Departed is being adapted for the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Departed, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon, is being made into an hour-long TV drama by Amazon. Show More Summary
In 2006, Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed” was an absolute revelation. Telling a bloody, foul-mouthed tale of gangsters and undercover cops, it provided visceral, popcorn thrills while earning four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. As Jack Nicholson’s Frank Costello would say: “They call that a paradox.” Now, Warner Bros. and Amazon are teaming up to turn […]
A TV series based on the 2006 Martin Scorsese film "The Departed" is being developed at Amazon and according to a report from Deadline.com, the setting will be "present-day Chicago, amidst the shifting tides of warring ethnic drug gangs." The movie, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon,...
Martin Scorsese's 2006 Oscar-winning crime drama may soon make the jump to the small screen. Get the details.
Earlier this year, The Departed producer Roy Lee said there was a TV series adaptation of Martin Scorsese‘s Best Picture-winning crime drama in the works. At the time, the producer said they were trying to figure out if they were going to make it a network series or a cable series, but it turns out […] The post ‘The Departed’ TV Series Lands at Amazon appeared first on /Film.
Martin Scorsese’s 2006 Oscar-winning film The Departed is being adapted into a television series for Amazon, Variety reports! The movie originally featured an all-star cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Vera Farmiga, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, and more. The new spin will follow a young police officer who infiltrates a gang in Chicago and helps [...]
According to Deadline, Amazon, Warner Bros. TV and Plan B have teamed with writer Jason Richman to develop a TV series adaptation of the Martin Scorsese's 2006 Oscar-winning film The Departed. The project will put a new, updated spin...Show More Summary
Amazon has green-lit a "new, updated spin" on Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning classic.
Like a detective going so deep undercover that only a few are even aware he exists, Martin Scorsese’s The Departed is joining the growing litany of movie-to-TV adaptations as a series for Amazon—though only the barest traces of its identity will remain. Show More Summary
How's your mother? Is she tired from watching Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning crime drama The Departed? If so, she's in luck: THR reports Amazon is developing a TV version of the 2006 film, which itself was an adaptation of Hong Kong's Infernal Affairs. While preserving the two-moles hook, Amazon's series would switch the location ... More »
The Departed, the Oscar-winning 2006 Martin Scorsese movie, is getting a TV series reboot. In a competitive situation, the project has landed at Amazon for development. The Departed crime drama series is being produced by Amazon Studios...Show More Summary
While we’re waiting to see if Martin Scorsese’s long-gestating film The Irishman will actually come together next year to bring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci together, we have some news regarding the movie that The Departed director already has in the can for this year. Show More Summary
We place the great artists on pedestals. We like to look at the finished work, whether it be a painting or an album or a movie, and discuss the intentions of the creator. The author, the sculptor, and the film director are often enigmas in the eyes of those who take in they work. Show More Summary
Directing legend Martin Scorsese ironically appears to be having all sorts of trouble with his latest film, Silence. You'd think that a man of his caliber would have no trouble getting all the funding he needs for his projects, but from the get-go, this passion project of his faced the problem of no mainstream appeal. Show More Summary
'See the man with the stage fright Just standing up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight, But when we get to the end He wants to start all over again.' San Francisco,...
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One of the most exciting events of the last few months in film has been the announcement of a movie that hasn’t even started shooting yet. The Irishman, a passion project of Martin Scorsese's that has been gestating for over half a decade, finally made steps toward production, securing stars ... More »