Latest Martin Scorsese News

Keanu Reeves takes rare TV role in historical thriller

Aug. 04, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keanu Reeves will star in a TV adaptation of “The Devil in the White City,” the bestselling nonfiction thriller about ambition, a killer and the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Reeves will portray Daniel H. Burnham, an architect “trying to make his mark on...

‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’ actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83

Jul. 25, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in “Goodfellas” and the NYPD sergeant Phil Cerreta on “Law & Order,” has died. He was 83. His publicist Roger Neal said he died Monday morning of natural causes at the Mayo...

Bob Rafelson, New Hollywood era director, dies at 89

Jul. 24, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Bob Rafelson, an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s who was nominated for two Oscars for “Five Easy Pieces,” has died. He was 89. Rafelson died at his home in Aspen Saturday night surrounded by his family, said his wife, Gabrielle Taurek...

New this week: Beyoncé, Shark Week, ESPYS and 'The Gray Man'

Jul. 18, 2022 13:25 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Netflix places one of its biggest bets yet on “The Gray Man,” a globe-trotting action...

Croatian-filmmaker's 'Murina' sets tension in sunny paradise

Jul. 07, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

The story of how Croatian filmmaker Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović got Martin Scorsese to help her make her first feature is, she thinks, “a boring one.” Boring might be a bit modest, but it was rather quick. The day after her graduation from film school, she flew to Cannes, shook...

New this week: 'The Sea Beast,' early Elton John, 'Maggie'

Jul. 05, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Netflix’s “The Sea Beast” brings a “Moby Dick”-like tale down to kid size. The...

New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

Jun. 27, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The biggest new movie streaming this week is “The Princess,” coming to Hulu on Friday,...

Brian Selznick's 'Big Tree' to be published next spring

Jun. 09, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Selznick's next book was inspired in part by a famous friend, Steven Spielberg. Billed by publisher Scholastic as a “love letter to the natural world,” Selznick's “Big Tree” tells the story of two sycamore seeds and their quest across time and space...

Authorities make arrest in 1984 killing linked to Bulger

May. 31, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The suspect in a nearly four-decade old killing in South Boston that authorities have linked to notorious mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and his iron-fisted control of the drug trade in the neighborhood was held without bail on Tuesday. Michael Lewis, 61, pleaded...

Rocker Ronnie Hawkins, dies at 87, patron of Canadian rock

May. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly star from Arkansas who became a patron of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band, has died. His wife Wanda confirmed to The Canadian Press that Hawkins died Sunday morning...