Martin Scorsese’s Call Sheet

Check out what one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema has on his plate.

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Shutter Island, Martin Scorsese's fourth collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, about a cop sent to a prison for the criminally insane to solve a mysterious disappearance, took in more than $75 million early this year. So what's next for the living legend?
Boardwalk Empire
Scorsese is producing and directed the pilot of the upcoming HBO series starring Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson, the gangster-politician who made Atlantic City what it is today.
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Living in the Material World: George Harrison
Scorsese was handpicked by Harrison's widow Olivia to do this after being approached by several immediately after his death. They've got the film about two-thirds done with an eye toward a 2011 release.
The Invention of Hugo Cabaret
Pre-production has begun on the film adaptation of this children's book about a 12-year-old orphan who lives beneath the streets of 1930s Paris, where he tries to revive the robot discovered by his late father, in a story inspired largely by French director Georges Méliès.
Scorsese hopes to direct a biopic about fellow Italian-American Francis Albert Sinatra, with DiCaprio in the lead. Asked if DiCaprio would do his own singing, Scorsese scoffed, "With those records?"
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Scorsese and DiCaprio have been kicking around the idea of making a film about the legendary Rough Rider.
Gael García Bernal and Benicio Del Toro hope to star in this adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel about two Jesuit priests in 17th Century China, which was originally adapted by Masahiro Shinoda in the 1971 film Chinmoku.
My Voyage to Italy
"I saw these movies. They had a powerful effect on me. You should see them," says Scorsese in this documentary about the films from his childhood that shaped the artist he became. He hopes to do a follow-up.
High and Low
Scorsese hopes to produce a remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1963 film starring Toshiro Mifume as a wealthy executive who, while in the midst of orchestrating a heavily leveraged buyout of a shoe company, gets word that his son has been kidnapped. Mike Nichols is said to be directing a script from David Mamet.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Leonardo DiCaprio is eying the role of Jordan Belfort, whose memoir recount his time running a boiler room, partying like a frat boy and defrauding investors of millions before spending 22 months in jail.
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Elia Kazan Documentary
Scorsese hopes to paint a fuller picture of a man who was a great -- if occasionally self-serving -- artist who committed terrible betrayals of colleagues and friends during the Joe McCarthy's HUAC hearings.
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The Long Play
A few years ago, presumably while working on the Rolling Stones doc Shine a Light, Mick Jagger pitched a story idea about two friends' 40 years together in the music business, from the early days of R&B to the rise of rap.
I Heard You Paint Houses
Another memoir adaptation, this from gangster Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran, who is rumored to have been involved in Jimmy Hoffa's death, would reunite Scorsese and Robert De Niro for the first time since Casino.
Scorsese also has his eye on a remake of the Michael Haneke thriller starring Juliette Binoche and Daniel Auteuil about a couple who begin receiving mysterious videotapes of themselves that lead to questions about the husband's past.
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