December 1, 2022

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New York Gangs – There will be a series. Martin Scorsese behind the camera!

As reported by Deadline, Miramax Television is preparing for a series based on the book New York gangs From 1927 he told a true story. Martin ScorseseWho directed the movie? New York gangs 2002, which is also based on this book, is set to stand behind the camera of the first two episodes. He will also be executive producer.

Gangs of New York – what is known about the series?

The playwright is responsible for the script Brett LeonardWho wrote the show? Shantaram Apple TV + platform. According to the Deadline journalist, it’s meant to be a whole new take on this story with new heroes we didn’t see in the movie. It is said that the script was so good that Martin Scorsese did not hesitate to join the project at all.

The story of the book tells how rival gangs were confronted in New York at the end of the 19th century.

At the end of October, producers will want to show the project to potential buyers. Then we will find out which platform or TV will take it and distribute it.

Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first time Miramax has wanted to make a series New York gangs. The studio was planning a project in 2013, which at that time was to show gangs not only from New York, but also from Chicago or New Orleans. The goal was to show the birth of organized crime in America. At the time, Martin Scorsese was associated with the project, but it never came to fruition.