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- Martin Scorsese has signed on to executive produce Europa producer-filmmaker Luc Besson's "Malavita." Besson, known for his direction of "The Fifth Element" and "The Professional," has cast Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, and John D'Leo in his film. - The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. distribution rights for "Blood Sisters: Vampire Academy," the first movie adaptation of the successful Ya series. Mark Waters ("Mean Girls") will direct, using a screenplay from Dan Waters (no relation, "Batman Returns," "Heathers") adapted from author Richelle Mead's books. - The 55th Annual Grammys honored Mumford and Sons with Album of the Year, Kelly Clarkson with Pop Vocal Album, Gotye's "Somebody I Used to Know" with record of the year, and fun. received Best New Artist. Full list of winners here. - The tastemakers have been anointed: »
- Maggie Lange
Oscar-Winner Martin Scorsese is now officially appointed as Executive Producer on EuropaCorp and Relativity's mafia action film currently-titled Malavita, directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional) and starring Oscar-Winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Heat), Oscar-Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar-Winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men, Men In Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D'Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust). Scorsese and Besson started on Malavita with an informal partnership where he played an important role offering creative consultation before and during filming. Now that Scorsese's role has been formalized as executive producer, he will continue to work with Besson throughout the film's post-production and editing process.
The mafia action film Malavita, in theaters October 18th, is the story of the Manzonis, a notorious mafia family who gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, »
2 items from 2013
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