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Rumour Mill: Scorsese making a Sinatra biopic?

For years it was rumoured that Martin Scorsese would be bringing his peerless filmmaking talents to the life story of rat-packer Dean Martin. But while those never came to fruition, it looks like he might just have switched focus to the leader of the pack – Frank Sinatra.

According to Tina Sinatra, the crooner/actor/lounge lizard’s youngest daughter, Scorsese will not make the man out to be a Mafia stooge, a story that dogged him for years – and continued after his death.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for the project to arrive in cinemas just yet, though: Scorsese has a full development plate and is only rumoured to be interested in the Sinatra story. There’s no ink on any deals yet.

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