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'Silence' director Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis

'Silence' director Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Critically acclaimed director Martin Scorsese recently met Pope Francis at the Vatican City a day after his new film 'Silence' was shown to an audience of 300 Jesuit priests at a pontifical college.

The Vatican said the pope had received the 74-year-old director, his wife and two daughters for a "very cordial" 15-minute meeting in which they spoke about the experience of Jesuit missionaries in Japan, reports the Guardian.

The American director, who is said to have considered joining the priesthood when he was a young man, met the pope nearly three decades after his film 'The Last Temptation of Christ' was deemed "morally offensive" by officials in the Roman Catholic church.

'The Wolf Of Wall Street' listed as most foul-mouthed film of all time

The-Wolf-Of-Wall-StreetLondon, Jan 4 : Martin Scorsese's latest film ' The Wolf Of Wall Street' has been named the most foul-mouthed film ever made.

The film tops a list of films that feature most uses of the F-word, Sky News reported.

According to Wikipedia, The Golden Globe-nominated film has 506 uses of the expletive in 179 minutes.

The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio as amoral stockbroker Jordan Belfort.

It joins Scorsese's earlier gangster films 'Casino' and 'Goodfellas' in the swearing top 10. (ANI)

DiCaprio re-ignites Scorsese's filmmaking passion

Martin-Scorsese-Leonardo-DiCaprioLos Angeles, Dec 6 : Filmmaker Martin Scorsese says that actor Leonardo DiCaprio brought back his passion for filmmaking.

The duo has worked together in movies like "The Aviator", "The Departed" and his X-mas offering "The Wolf of Wall Street", coming out on Dec 25.

"Working together re-ignited my enthusiasm for making pictures. There's always something more, there's always more to mine with him. He keeps going deeper and deeper," hollywoodreporter. com quoted Scorsese as saying.

'Gangs of New York' to be transformed into TV series

Gangs-of-New-YorkLos Angeles, March 29 : Hollywood director Martin Scorsese is set to bring his oscar-winning film "Gangs of New York" (2002) on the small screen as a TV series.

The film, which focused on the corrupt underworld of New York at the turn of the 19th Century featured Daniel Day-Lewis who played Bill 'The Butcher' alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz.

Now, 10 years after the movie picked up the Best Picture Oscar, Scorsese has teamed up with Miramax Studios to transform the story for TV, reports femalefirst. co. uk.

The series will show gang culture from New York, Chicago and New Orleans.

Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Event :Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Event : Martin Scorsese at 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

Scorsese, Madsen pay tribute to Carradine

David CarradineWashington, June 5 : Martin Scorsese and Michael Madsen have paid tribute to David Carradine, who passed away on June 4 aged 72.

Madsen, who co-starred with the Kill Bill villain, spoke of his close relationship with his late friend, who was found dead in a Bangkok hotel.

"David was one of the first actors I ever worked with when I started my career and the closest person to a brother that I ever had in my life. It is shocking to me that he is no longer with us," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.

Martin Scorsese to helm Frank Sinatra biopic

Martin Scorsese to helm Frank Sinatra biopicLondon, May 14 : Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese will produce and direct a big screen biopic on Frank Sinatra.

The 66-year-old helmer will make the film for Universal and Mandalay Pictures.

Universal and Mandalay announced the project in a joint statement. However, no word was made on which actor would play Sinatra, reports The Telegraph.

After securing the rights to iconic singer and actor''s life, both the companies have been developing the Sinatra project, according to Daily Variety.

Martin Scorsese to make Frank Sinatra film

Martin Scorsese to make Frank Sinatra filmLos Angeles - Oscar winner Martin Scorsese plans to direct and produce the first film ever made about the life of "Ol' Blue Eyes," the US crooner and actor Frank Sinatra, the entertainment industry newspaper Variety reported.

Universal Pictures and Mandalay Pictures secured the life and music rights from Frank Sinatra Enterprises to make the film after two years of negotiations, Mandalay president Cathy Shulman told Variety Wednesday.

Martin Scorsese to be honoured with Humanitarian award

Martin Scorsese to be honoured with Humanitarian awardLondon, Apr 8 : Legendary director Martin Scorsese will be honored with the `Humanitarian' award by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MPAA).

The Oscar-winner will become the second recipient of the prestigious award, as Clint Eastwood was the first person to be honoured with it last year, reports the Daily express.




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