Martin Scorsese Eyeing to Direct a Frank Sinatra Biopic with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in Main Roles!

Martin Scorsese Eyeing to Direct a Frank Sinatra Biopic with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in Main Roles!

Despite being 81 years old, legendary Hollywood director and Oscar winner Martin Scorsese is not ready to retire. After his most recent film, Killers of the Flower Moon, was nominated for numerous awards, the acclaimed filmmaker is seemingly eyeing a new project and while it has yet to be greenlit, Scorsese has seemingly begun to put together a star-filled cast. The movie in question is a biopic about legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra, and knowing Scorsese’s background in music, this biopic promises to be amazing.

Frank Sinatra is a legendary figure in American pop culture. He is first and foremost known as a musician, a talented singer with evergreen hits like “Fly Me to the Moon,” “New York, New York,” and “My Way,” but he was also a very talented and popular actor. Sinatra won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in From Here to Eternity (1953), and while there are theories that the mafia “bought” him that Oscar – as Sinatra was known to have ties with the mafia – the role remains as one of the best examples of Sinatra’s acting talent. He also had a very turbulent and highly publicized private life.

A Sinatra biopic would definitely be a continuation of a trend of musician-focused biopics, which effectively started with Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of Freddy Mercury, and then continued with movies about Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, Amy Winehouse; a Michael Jackson biopic is also in the works. But, Scorsese directing this film promises to make it special and it seems that the acclaimed filmmaker is aiming for another Oscar contender.

The movie is supposedly going to star Scorcese’s frequent collaborator Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Sinatra, which – if done right – will certainly earn the popular actor another Oscar nomination. DiCaprio feels like a good pick if you ask us. Aside from him, the movie should also star Jennifer Lawrence in the role of Ava Gardner, the femme fatale who broke Sinatra’s first marriage and became his second wife.

These are all just rumors, to be honest, as nothing has been confirmed officially, and it probably won’t be until Tina Sinatra, Frank’s daughter who manages the singer’s estate, gives her approval. We don’t know if or when that is going to happen, so we cannot speculate about anything related to the project’s future aside from what we know about the director and the cast members. But it looks promising.

This is all that we have as of the time of writing, but since this is such a hot and interesting topic, we will definitely be following up on the story and will bring you all the information and news you need to know, so be sure to keep following us!

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