• Martin Scorsese Directing a Documentary About New York Dolls Frontman David Johansen for Showtime

    2 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    While we'll have to wait a while before we see Martin Scorsese ‘s Killers of the Flower Moon , a different new Scorsese movie is headed our way much sooner. Scorsese will direct a documentary for Showtime about David Johansen , lead singer of the New York Dolls. The doc will chronicle Johansen's shifting career, from his childhood and beyond.
    David Johansen has had a big career, both as a singer and a sometimes actor (he's the Ghost of Christmas Past in Scrooged ). And now he's the subject of a new documentary from none other than Martin Scorsese. “I've known David Johansen for decades...
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  • Martin Scorsese to Co-Direct David Johansen Documentary for Showtime

    Martin Scorsese to Co-Direct David Johansen Documentary for Showtime

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Showtime announced on Tuesday that Martin Scorsese will direct an upcoming documentary for the network about New York Dolls frontman David Johansen, with Emmy nominee David Tedeschi serving as co-director and Brian Grazer & Ron Howard serving as executive producers.
    The untitled documentary will follow the life and career of Johansen, a Staten Island native who got his music career started as a 16-year-old in the midst of the 60s counterculture wave in New York's East Village. Over the next three decades, he would build a discography across multiple genres, starting in the 1970s as lead...
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  • Martin Scorsese Prepping Docu On New York Dolls Singer David Johansen For Showtime

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Showtime Documentary Films and Oscar-winner Martin Scorsese are teaming on a new documentary about glam-punk pioneer David Johansen, the frontman of the New York Dolls. Emmy nominee David Tedeschi will co-direct with Scorsese. Scorsese and his team already shot Johansen earlier this year at New York's Café Carlyle. Johansen performed songs he had written over...
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