Scorsese to Team Up with British Writer for Epic Take on the Romans

TVOvermind | 2/13/2018 | Nat Berman
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Michael Hirst has been enjoying a huge rise in success and has become one of the most prominent British screenwriters of the moment. He has enjoyed success with both ‘The Tudors’ and with the epic saga ‘Vikings’. The latter of which has become one of the most popular television series in the world and can even claim to have boosted tourism in Scandinavia. He is now set to join forces with Martin Scorsese, one of the most acclaimed filmmakers of all-time.

The pair is working on a series about the Romans and this is a topic about which they both share an obsession. It will tell the tale of ancient Rome and its early rulers, including Julius Caesar’s rise to power. The title of the series is ‘The Caesars’. Currently, the plan is for them to create a television drama that will last for several seasons. Hirst has already written the pilot for the series and an outline for the rest of the episodes in the first season. The start of filming is planned for the beginning of 2019 and Italy will be the main location for shooting.

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Although Hirst has worked alongside many celebrities before, he has not worked with any as successful and famous as Martin Scorsese and he has said that he is excited about this opportunity. It is his dream to work alongside one of the most revered directors of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Scorsese is particularly well-known for his unique style of direction which involves using naturalistic performances and realism. The genres of films which he is typically associated are crime dramas and psychological thrillers, such as ‘Goodfellas’ and Taxi Driver’. Hirst has said that Scorsese is...
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