Scorsese remaking 1974 film The Gambler

MUMBAI: Martin Scorsese has decided to team up again with Leonardo DiCaprio in the remake of 1974‘s The Gambler, of 1974‘s The Gambler.

He will also re-team with script writer William Monahan, who had earlier written the Oscar winner The Departed.
The 1974 film, directed by Karel Reisz, follows the story of a revered New York English professor who has a secret gambling addition and gets deeper into debt taking desperate measures to obtain money.

While Scorsese‘s next film is Hugo, a 3D family film based on the novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, DiCaprio will next be seen in J. Edgar, a Clint Eastwood film about the secret-harboring head of the FBI for almost 50 years.

Scorsese will next shoot for Silence, an adaptation of a novel by Shusaku Endo, about a Jesuit missionary in 17th century Japan.

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