Gangs of New York will become a TV series and Martin Scorsese will be its director

Paradise Arena will once again become the epicenter of the confrontation between the rival parties. Miramax TV plans to finalize a TV series based on New York gangsthe film directed by Martin Scorsese, which in turn was based on a book by Herbert Asprey that dealt with the violent struggle between the various factions that characterized a fringe neighborhood – known as “The Five Points” – and that it was located in Lower Manhattan in the mid-nineteenth century.

From the website Deadline, they explained that Scorsese himself will serve as executive producer and is expected to be responsible for directing the first two episodes of a story that will expand the world of the film. According to the site, the director was aware of the project and was excited to be a part of the initiative.

Likewise, as of 2013, the idea to incarnate a series on gangs also arose, but the initiative – which would also address the rise of organized crime in the United States – never materialized.

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Furthermore, although there are no further details of the story, it is speculated that this drama was written by playwright Brett Leonard (Taboo, fear of walking deadMaking a remake that includes new characters who were not part of the movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Cameron Diaz.

This production focused on the clashes between rival New York gangs, including the “White Rabbits” made up of Irish immigrants and the “natives” led by Bill “The Butcher”.

Producers are expected to search for a home for the series, which begins this month.

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