Martin Scorsese

Charlize Theron to receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron to receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron will receive the 2019 American Cinematique Award. The ‘Long Shot’ actress will be recognised for her "significant contribution" to the movie industry at a special event in California in November. American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita said they were "extremely pleased" to honour the Oscar-winning star for "breaking through outmoded limitatio... »

The Wolf of Wall Street to be made into immersive stage show

The Wolf of Wall Street to be made into immersive stage show

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ is set to be made into an immersive theatre experience. The memoir of former stockbroker and convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort, who was played by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s Oscar nominated 2013 film, is set to be adapted into a stage experience which will open in a Central London location in September this year. The movie follows Belfort in ... »

Bruce Springsteen confirms E Street Band tour plans

Bruce Springsteen confirms E Street Band tour plans

Bruce Springsteen has confirmed plans for another E Street Band tour. The ‘Dancing In The Dark’ rocker admitted while he was struggling to write anything for his iconic group of musicians, he had a sudden spark of creativity which has prompted him to put plans in place for another trip on the road. Speaking to Martin Scorsese at an event at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood Sunday night pro... »

Martin Scorsese: Robert De Niro introduced me to Leonardo DiCaprio

Martin Scorsese: Robert De Niro introduced me to Leonardo DiCaprio

Martin Scorsese was introduced to Leonardo DiCaprio by Robert De Niro. The iconic director – who has gone on to work with his ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ collaborator on five movies – was pointed towards the star after De Niro worked with him on 1993′s ‘Boy’s Life’. Speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend, Scorsese revealed: "[He told m... »

Regina Hall says Girls Trip transformed her career

Regina Hall says Girls Trip transformed her career

Regina Hall thinks starring in ‘Girls Trip’ has transformed her career. The 48-year-old actress – who starred alongside the likes of Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Jada Pinkett Smith in the comedy movie – thinks she’s benefited from "an incredible time of opportunity" in the movie business. She shared: "I was telling my publicist that I’ve fo... »

Asa Butterfield says Sex Education plot was relatable

Asa Butterfield says Sex Education plot was relatable

Asa Butterfield related to ‘Sex Education’ because his own mother is a psychologist who wanted to "talk" about sex. The 21-year-old actor plays Otis in the new Netflix comedy opposite Gillian Anderson as his sex therapist mother Jean Milburn, and the star found the series’ plot all too familiar because he was frequently subjected to graphic chats with his own parents. A... »

Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue tour to feature in new documentary

Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue tour to feature in new documentary

Netflix are making a documentary about Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ tour. The streaming service has enlisted director Martin Scorsese to direct a new project about the legendary singer and it will feature interviews with the star. Netflix told Variety: "’Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese’ captures the troubled spirit of America in... »

Jon S. Baird has close friendship with Martin Scorsese

Jon S. Baird has close friendship with Martin Scorsese

Jon S. Baird has revealed Martin Scorsese took him under his "wing" after they first met and he told the legendary director that his movie ‘King of Comedy’ had inspired him to become a filmmaker. The Scottish director worked with Scorsese on his HBO drama ‘Vinyl’ and after their initial meeting the pair have kept in contact and Baird regularly goes to the New York... »

Robert De Niro surprised by MeToo

Robert De Niro surprised by MeToo

Robert De Niro was surprised by the scale of the #MeToo scandal. The 75-year-old actor found it "disturbing" that sex had allegedly been used as a bargaining tool for actors and actresses to land parts and he thinks he was "naive" to have not realised it happened frequently. He said: "Maybe I’m naïve. It made me aware how prevalent it was. You hear about the casting ... »

Martin Scorsese praises brave Netflix for backing The Irishman

Martin Scorsese praises brave Netflix for backing The Irishman

Martin Scorsese praised brave Netflix for "taking risks" on independent films. The 76-year-old director has credited the streaming service with taking a chance on funding his upcoming new movie ‘The Irishman’, which is a biographical crime drama looking at labor union leader and alleged Bufalino crime family hitman Frank Sheeran. Speaking at the Marrakech Film Festival over t... »

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