Martin Scorsese’s Wolf Of Wall Street Picked Up By Paramount

By: Sean O’Connell Given the fact that Paramount has distributed Martin Scorsese’s most recent features – including Hugo and Shutter Island — it makes sense that the studio would jump on board for the director’s latest collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street, which currently is shooting in New York City. But the ink is on the contract now, and Paramount officially has distribution rights to Scorsese’s financial dram Deadline, which breaks the news of the distribution deal, says that []

Hugo Author Scores Another Adaptation

By: Kristy Puchko With its fantastical story line, incredible imagery, heralded cast and jaw-dropping 3D, Martin Scorsese’s Hugo won plenty of critical love and accolades including 5 Academy Awards, 2 BAFTAs, and a Golden Globe for Best Director. As the family-friendly film was based on the Brian Selznick’s children’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret, it’s little wonder producers are scoping out Selznick’s other offerings for possible adaptations. Variety reports Chernin Entertainment, the production company behind Rise of the Planet of the []