Leonardo DiCaprio gives his frequent collaborator Martin Scorsese a big hug while attending the announcement of the director’s new film Silence on Thursday (May 16) in Cannes, France. The event was hosted by Johnnie Walker Blue and held during the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where Leo‘s recent film The Great Gatsby served as the opening [...]
Doing something he says he has never done in his entire career, director Martin Scorsese has come to Cannes to personally sell a film to foreign buyers. But it is not just any film but rather a passion project called Silence he has been hoping to bring to the screen for 23 years. Show More Summary
"For Martin Scorsese, it’s the long, uninterrupted tracking shot. For John Woo, the balletic deployment of two-handed gun violence. Wes Anderson never met a painterly tableau he didn’t like. And Steven Spielberg favors the slow zoom in just about every one of his movies. J.J. Abrams, meanwhile...."
For years, Scorsese has been attempting to adapt the Shusaku Endo novel Silence, but problems have constantly arisen to stop him. Well now Scorsese plans on finally filming the story he has long been interested in this summer, and now the film has found its star in Andrew Garfield.
Nabbing a coveted role in the new Martin Scorsese flick, Andrew Garfield signed on to star in "Silence." Based on the novel by Shusaku Endo, the story follows two 17th century Jesuit priests who face violence and persecution upon traveling...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese has gotten his passion project, 'Silence' off the ground, and has cast 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' star Andrew Garfield in the lead role.
Has Martin Scorsese found a new golden boy in Andrew Garfield? It looks like he may have. Garfield, who’s currently filming The Amazing Spider-Man film, has officially signed on to take the lead in the much awaited Silence film. The film which has been in various stages of development for two decades has finally started [...]Show More Summary
This week's casting news is already heating up, with Tom Cruise deciding to continue his run in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Andrew Garfield signing on for a Martin Scorsese film, and Keira Knightley stepping into a role previously filled by Anne Hathaway. Show More Summary
Andrew Garfield is teaming up with iconic director Martin Scorsese for his next movie - and the British actor will be portraying a much different character than his current superhero alter ego, the amazing Spider-Man. Find out more about...Show More Summary
What is Casting Couch? Today it’s headlined by news of three big actors working with three well-respected directors, but it also has news about new jobs for ladies like Keira Knightley, Reese Witherspoon, and the Dowager Countess. Benicio...Show More Summary
After years and years of waiting to make it, Martin Scorsese will finally make his adaptation of "Silence," and he has found his lead. Andrew Garfield will headline with Ken Watanabe helping out. Also, it's Spock versus Spock in today's Dailies! » Andrew Garfield will star in the long delayed "Silence." [Variety] » Leonard Nimoy [...]
Ken Watanabe is co-starring in this adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel about a Portugese priest who travels to Japan to confront his mentor. [...]
The director examines faith.
Beaks here... Martin Scorsese has come so close so many times to making his adaptation of Shusaku Endo's SILENCE that I'm reticent to get excited about this recent flurry of activity surrounding the project. But it really, truly feels...Show More Summary
I for one am very impressed that Martin Scorsese could refrain from casting his muse Leonardo DiCaprio, who's starring in his next film The Wolf of Wall Street. But I'm also impressed that Andrew Garfield is taking on a more serious role. Show More Summary
Andrew Garfield films scenes for his upcoming flick The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with his co-star Dane DeHaan on Monday (May 6) in Brooklyn, New York. The 29-year-old actor was just announced as the star for famed director Martin Scorsese‘s upcoming movie Silence, according to Variety. Andrew will play the leading role of Father Rodrigues in [...]
Variety reports that Andrew Garfield has been cast to star in Martin Scorsese's Silence. A passion project of Scorsese's for more than twenty years, Silence is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo's acclaimed novel of the same name about a Portuguese Jesuit missionary who is sent to seventeenth-century Japan and endures persecution. Garfield ... More »
Andrew Garfield, best known to audiences for his turns in The Social Network and The Amazing Spider-Man, has just signed up to join Martin Scorsese‘s next movie, while Oscar winner Benicio del Toro has agreed to join Paul Thomas Anderson‘s ‘Inherent Vice,’ which starts shooting soon. So this amounts to “Good casting in Auteur films” [...]
Martin Scorsese’s Catholic Church film Silence (yes, another Italian gangster movie) has found its star—several years after already finding its stars in Daniel Day-Lewis and Benicio Del Toro, then losing them to time and other projects. Show More Summary
Just last month, news surfaced that Martin Scorsese was finally going to shoot his long-gestating adaptation of of Silence, based on the novel by Shusako Endo. Financing had been secured Emmettt/Furla Films and Paul Breuls and his Corsan...Show More Summary