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“Sin City” sequel hires “The Departed” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Screenwriter William Monahan, Oscar winner for Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed,” has been busy lining up a stream of projects. First came the news that he planned to reunite with Scorsese for a remake of director Karel Reisz’s 1974 drama (potentially with Leonardo DiCaprio in the role[...]

Mel Gibson takes on DiCaprio

Variety reports that Mel Gibson will be directing a new “hush hush” movie that will star Leonardo DiCaprio. The movie will be written by “The Departed” screenwriter, William Monahan and will be a period drama that focuses on the “Viking culture.” Following in the footsteps of “Passion of the Christ”[...]