PARAMOUNT ASKS SCORSESE “YOU FIRST LOOKIN’ AT ME?” Image

Hot on the heels of “The Departed,” one of the best movies of the year and Martin Scorsese’s biggest financial success, comes news that Paramount Pictures has signed the bushy eyebrowed director to a first-look deal.

Always one to geek out and drop favorite films on unsuspecting journos, Scorsese said, “”I have had a great personal relationship with Brad Grey for several years now and am looking forward to working with him at Paramount, a studio rich in cinematic history and responsible for making some of my favorite films — ‘Sunset Boulevard,’ ‘Shane’ and ‘The Heiress,’ among others.”

The deal will allow for Marty to direct and produce new projects of different types such as features, straight-to-DVD stuff, digital content (huh?) and TV shows.

Read all about it at ET News>>>

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