Director Martin Scorsese and writer-filmmaker Paul Schrader, who’ve labored collectively on iconic movies like Taxi Driver and Raging Bull, have reunited for a streaming series about the origins of Christianity.
Schrader spoke about the series throughout a brand new interview with critic Richard Brody of The New Yorker, reported IndieWire.
Scorsese had final labored with Netflix for his Oscar-nominated movie The Irishman and when requested within the interview whether or not Schrader had ever thought of making a streaming present, he stated it is already within the works.
“Yeah. Effectively, Scorsese and I are planning one thing,” the First Reformed director stated.
“And it’s… it could be a three-year series about the origins of Christianity,”
Schrader teased that the series is predicated on the Apostles and on the Apocrypha.
“It’s referred to as The Apostles and Apocrypha. As a result of individuals type of know the New Testomony, however no person is aware of the Apocrypha. And again within the first century, there was no New Testomony, there are simply these tales. And a few had been true, and a few weren’t, and a few had been forgeries,” he stated.
When requested by The New Yorker if the series could be “dramatised” within the vein of their movie The Final Temptation of Christ, Schrader answered, “Sure.”
Scorsese is presently busy filming his upcoming Western drama Killers of the Flower Moon together with his favorite actors, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, whereas Schrader has accomplished The Card Counter.