Date: 9th November 2006

Scorsese signs up with Paramount

Martin Scorsese has signed a four year deal with Paramount Pictures.

Scorsese will direct and produce entertainment across all platforms including feature films, made-for-DVD, digital content and television.

Paramount also have the option to co-finance and co-distribute all Scorsese-directed films for third parties for the next four years.

Scorsese, whose most recent film, The Departed, is an international box office hit, is currently in pre-production on a Rolling Stones documentary feature film.

He has directed more than 40 films, including The Aviator, Gangs of New York, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver and Goodfellas.

Source: Press Release