I have been insisting, for months now, that Netflix and Cannes can solve their issues and come to an agreement with Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” being part of the possible solution. Well, now that we are hearing that Scorsese’s film won’t even be ready on time for May fest, Variety is confirming that the streaming giant will be skipping the festival entirely for the second year in a row.Read More
It’s not secret that Cannes and Netflix are trying to reach a deal in order for the streaming service to enter its films in the prestigious main competition of the festival. The latest proposal included a clause that would say if a Netflix film were to win an award at Cannes, then the streaming service would have to release that film in French theaters. Problematic, since Netflix is still uninterested in doing that.Read More
According to a new report from THR, Martin Scorsese doesn’t just want a “select” theatrical run for his upcoming “The Irishman,” no sirree bobby, the legendary director wants his mobster saga to get a full wide theatrical release treatment and it seems like Netflix are actually listening to his advice.Read More
Netflix surprised us during commercial break at the Oscars. The streaming giant released a teaser for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Irish mobster saga “The Irishman.” sadly this “teaser” was accompanied sans footage, alas, we’ll have to take whatever we’re given, but, In the minute spot, the voices of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro can be heard with utterance of the line “I hear you paint houses.”Read More
Martin Scorsese’s longtime Oscar-winning editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honored with the Fellowship award at the BAFTA’s this coming Sunday evening.Read More
Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman” will be coming to Netflix this October. That is, at least, what I was told by a member of the cast/crew at Sundance last week. And which has been all but confirmed by star Sebastian Maniscalco on the Joe Rogan podcast, this afternoon by saying "It's coming out in October."
Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci will star in the gangster film, based on the book “I Hear You Paint Houses” by Charles Brandt and tells the tale of gangster/assassin Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran.