Like all business-related alliances between companies, the newly announced team-up between Miramax and the Weinstein Company feels like it was the result of mutual necessity, with God knows how many contracts and back-room meetings necessary to sort it all out. But if you cut through all of the nitty-gritty details, it means one big thing: sequels, prequels and TV adaptations of the most famous films from Miramax's heyday are likely on the way.
Get your bricks, bats, axes and knives, folks. The Dead Rabbits and Bill the Butcher of Martin Scorsese's epic 'Gangs of New York' will soon come to blows on your TV. Miramax has announced that the world-renowned and Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese will spearhead an adaptation of his 2002 film for an ongoing TV series, with no network as yet attached. The series is sure to start a bidding frenzy, so get the scoop on Martin Scorsese's 'Gangs of New York' TV series inside!