Silence News

He's replacing Ken WatanabeFinally set to start work on his long-gestating adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel Silence, Martin Scorsese has had to make a quick casting change as Ken Watanabe dropped out due to a scheduling clash.

Release dates for Scorsese's Silence and The Revenant with Leonardo DiCaprio Great news for those of you who have been following Martin Scorsese’s long-developed passion project SILENCE, we have even more confirmation that it is actually happening. He’s been working on the adaptation of the Shusaku Endo novel for over twenty years and things are finally firming up with a great cast and now a release date. The film will start production this year with Andrew... Read More...

Paramount Plans 2015 Release for Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

7:42 PM 7/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Martin Scorsese's big screen adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel, Silence, may be coming to theaters in November 2015, according to Deadline. Paramount is in talks to distribute the picture domestically. The story takes place in 17th century Japan, where a young Jesuit priest is sent to investigate the circumstances surrounding his former mentor.

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Paramount Acquiring Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ For 2015 Oscar Season

deadline.com – Paramount Pictures is in talks to acquire the U.S. distribution rights to Silence, and the tentative plan is to release the film November, 2015, right in that holiday corridor where awards bait pictures dwell. Silence is one of those pictures on Scorsese’s bucket list, an adaptation of the Shusako Endo novel that Scorsese has longed to make for more than a decade. 3 years 22 weeks ago via jetli
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Liam Neeson To Star In Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Liam Neeson will star with Andrew Garfield and Ken Watanabe in Silence, the Martin Scorsese-directed adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel about 17th century Jesuits who to try bring Christianity to isolated Japan. The film is being financed by Emmett/Furla/Oasis, Corsan and A1. Emmett/Furla/Oasis just funded Lone Survivor. The script is by Jay Cocks and Scorsese and production will begin in Taiwan later this year. 3 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Adam Driver Joins Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

feedproxy.google.com – One of the biggest breakouts of HBO’s Girls isn’t a girl at all. Adam Driver‘s name has cropped up in connection to everything from Batman vs. Superman to Star Wars Episode VII, and those are just his rumored roles. He’s actually appeared in projects directed by the likes of Noah Baumbach, Steven Spielberg, and the Coen Brothers. 3 years 48 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Martin Scorsese Still Wants Al Pacino & Joe Pesci For 'The Irishman,' Says It Will Come After 'Silence'

fb.indiewire.com – We love ya Marty, but forgive us if we don't hold on breath on this one, as potentially awesome as it could be. For years now, the director and his longtime friend and collaborator Robert De Niro have been talking up "The Irishman," a project that would mark their first director/actor collaboration since 1995's "Casino." And while we've already sat through promises that it would shoot in 2011, it seems plans are taking a more definitive shape. 4 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Toronto: Corsan NV Invests $125 Million In Emmett/Furla/Oasis Slate

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Corsan NV has made a deal with financier/producer Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films that will see Corsan invest $125 million in EFO slate films that include the Martin Scorsese-directed Silence, the Bruce Willis-starrer Expiration, the Vin Diesel-starrer The Last Witch Hunter, Scorsese’s The Irishman and the Baltasar Kormakur-directed Everest. The funding alliance was made by Randall Emmett and George Furla with Corsan NV CEO Paul Breuls. 4 years 14 weeks ago via brucelee
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Andrew Garfield Set For Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

deadline.com – Martin Scorsese has his Jesuit. Andrew Garfield will play the lead role of Father Rodrigues in the director’s upcoming Silence. Deadline’s Mike Flemming Jr first broke the news of the project on April 19. Variety first reported Garfield joining the long in the works film today. Silence is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel about 17th century Jesuits who to try bring Christianity to isolated apan. 4 years 32 weeks ago via jetli
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Martin Scorsese To Make Noise On 'Silence' At Cannes; Emmett/ Furla Funding The Film

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Martin Scorsese will finally realize his long-held dream to direct Silence, an adaptation of the Shusaku Endo novel about 17th Century Jesuits who risk their lives to bring Christianity to Japan. Financing for the film has been secured by Emmett/Furla Films, as part of a two picture deal that principals Randall Emmett and George Furla have made, to co-finance a second film by the director. 4 years 34 weeks ago via brucelee
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Based on Shusaku Endo's novel of the same name, the movie centers on a Jesuit missionary facing persecution in 17th century Japan during a period of unrest.
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