Martin Scorsese to produce musical drama Fascinating Rhythm

Lionsgate Pictures has acquired the rights to produce Fascinating Rhythm, a musical drama inspired by the life of American music composer George Gershwin.
The film will be helmed by John Carney, best known for directing OnceBegin AgainZonad, and Sing Street. Martin Scorsese will be serving as one of the producers on the project along with Irwin Winkler, Charles Winkler, and David Winkler.

Based on a script written by John Carney and Chris Cluess, Fascinating Rhythm will follow a young woman’s journey through past and present in New York City, coupled with Gershwin’s life and music. Further details regarding the film are expected to be announced in the weeks to come.

Martin Scorsese is currently shooting for Killers of the Flower Moon, starring Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone, and Tantoo Cardinal.