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Martin Scorcese | Marty Scorsese
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[on making Boardwalk Empire
(2010), set in the 1920s]: To me, it's as if we're talking now about the 1980s or late 1970s. That was like yesterday to me. The 20s in my head were always very present because my parents always referred to it: the music, the people, the clothes. I know all the songs from that period; I know all the films. We knew it all. And so it was a natural transition. But you ...
Of the three films he has been trying to make since the mid-1970s, he has done two: The Last Temptation of Christ
(1988) and Gangs of New York
(2002). The third film, a biopic of Dean Martin
called "Dino", has been on hiatus at Warner Brothers since the late 1990s. Scorsese has a very specific all A-list cast in mind, probably why this has yet to be produced. He wants Tom Hanks
to star as Martin, ...
Though he is particular about the aesthetics of every shot, he frequently encourages improvisation in dialogue.