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Martin Scorsese could also be 81, however he’s exhibiting now signal of retiring anytime quickly.

According to Variety’s sources, the acclaimed filmmaker is planning to shoot two new motion pictures back-to-back.

First up is his modern-day Jesus film primarily based on Shūsaku Endō’s 1973 guide, for which he’s planning on reuniting with Silence’s Andrew Garfield for both the title position or one of many disciples.

Another star within the working for the film set to shoot in Israel, Italy and Egypt later this yr, is Miles Teller.

As for the second image, Scorsese plans to make a Frank Sinatra biopic with an Oscar-winner within the title position.

According to the insiders, Scorsese desires his common collaborator Leonardo DiCaprio to play Sinatra reverse Jennifer Lawrence because the crooner’s second spouse Ava Gardner.

However, the biopic “could also hit some snags” because the late singer’s daughter Tina Sinatra controls her father’s estates and is but to offer the image her blessing.

Apple, who financed Killers of the Flower Moon need to produce the Sinatra film however apparently, Sony is the present frontrunner.