We’ve all been factoring in Silence in our predictions because it’s Martin Scorsese.
I’m just going to go ahead and call him the greatest living film director.
But it is kind of funny to think that Scorsese’s Hugo went up against The Artist in 2011.
Martin Scorsese‘s “Silence” will be getting an awards-season run.
Related: Facing Tough Voting Deadlines, ‘Silence’ Officially Enters the Oscar Race" data-reactid="20"Related: Facing Tough Voting Deadlines, ‘Silence’ Officially Enters the Oscar Race Sing, video game adaptation Assassin’s Creed, and Passengers, a sci-fi romance with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, hit theaters two days before Silence debuts." data-reactid="21"The religious epic will debut in limited release on Dec. There are no films scheduled to debut on that date, but it is a crowded time of year as studios are fielding a number of prestige films and commercial projects, all trying to take advantage of the holidays.
Tadanobu Asano (who replaced Ken Watanabe), Ciarán Hinds, Shinya Tsukamoto, Yōsuke Kubozuka and Issey Ogata round out the cast.
Variety’s Brent Lang reports that Martin Scorsese’s Silence, produced by Gaston Pavlovich of Fabrica de Cine, with get a December 23 release date.
The film has been in development for over two decades, with the likes of Daniel Day-Lewis, Benicio del Toro, and Gael García Bernal all involved at various points before they left for other projects.
Lining up financing for the million production was a herculean task." data-reactid="23"Silence boasts a cast that includes Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver, as well as a screenplay by Jay Cocks, Scorsese’s collaborator on Gangs of New York and The Age of Innocence.