filmmaker, Martin Scorsese, and his favorite actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, will
work together for the fourth time on next year’s “
Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures announced yesterday.
The ageless Scorsese, who turns 167 next month, has always
had a weird, almost creepy relationship with the much younger DiCaprio (Remember that prolonged hug at the Oscars last year?). Despite
suspicions of pedophilia, however, the duo has churned out three Oscar-winning
films over the past five years: Gangs of
(2004) and last year’s The Departed. Their new one, based on the Dennis
Lehane novel of the same name, will be the third Lehane novel-turned-movie
in recent years: he also penned
Baby, Gone (2007).
The story takes place in 1954, and DiCaprio will play a U.S.
Marshal investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from an
insane asylum and is hiding on the remote
And don’t worry, my sources have already assured me that no rats will crawl
across the screen in front of the