Copper better watch out. Soon the BBC America series may not be the only mid-19th century New York-based TV show on the air. Martin Scorsese’s epic film about the rise of organized crime in America, Gangs of New York, is looking to make the jump from the big to the small screen.
Scorsese and Miramax announced Thursday that they and GK Films are developing a TV series based on Scorsese’s 2002 film Gangs of New York, which starred Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Cameron Diaz. The historical crime drama racked up ten Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director (and Best Song — is it crazy for us to hope U2 will lend some tunes to the TV show as well?).
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