Martin Scorsese Inks First-Look Film & TV Deal With Apple
One of the most celebrated and revered names in cinematic history is the great Martin Scorsese. Following 60 years of activity in the industry, it appears the filmmaker still has a lot left in the proverbial tank. According to Deadline, Apple has inked a first-look deal with the director via his Sikelia Productions banner.
The groundbreaking deal follows news that Scorsese’s upcoming film Killers of the Flower Moon will premiere on the Apple TV+ streaming service. The expected results of the multi-year deal are film and television projects Scorsese will produce and direct for Apple TV+. The relationship will kick off with the upcoming film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro with cameras set to roll this February.
Since its inception, Apple TV+ continues to impress the masses with its offerings. From exclusive big-budget films The Banker and Greyhound to exhilarating shows like See and Defending Jacob, the streamer looks to find a foothold against Disney+ and Netflix in the streaming wars. Additionally, musical hits like Central Park and Little Voice offer a variety of content for a bevy of audiences.
Furthermore, Martin Scorsese continues to embark on one of the greatest film careers of all time. The director’s big hits include Goodfellas, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Hugo. His accolades include the Golden Globe for Best Director in 2002, 2006, and 2011, respectively. and Recently the director was nominated for various awards for his work on Netflix’s smash hit The Irishman. Up next, he will direct a sketch-comedy series titled An Afternoon with SCTV.
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