Paris steps back in time for Scorsese 3-D film

By August 25, 2010March 24th, 2020Newswires

Paris steps back in time for Scorsese 3-D film

PARIS (AFP) – A dozen hefty security guards held back the crowd gathered on a Paris street Tuesday to glimpse US director Martin Scorsese jump into a limo at lunch break during the shoot of his latest film, a 3-D fantasy releasing late next year. 

But the Oscar-winning 67-year-old, shooting in the City of Light for only the second time in 17 years, was too quick for the fans, skirting the crowd incognito on foot to be picked up a few hundred yards away by a luxury limousine.

“Keep moving, we’re shooting,” said harried security guards.

Also on hand but also shunning the paparazzi was British actor Ben Kingsley, who played in Scorsese’s recent hit, “Shutter Island”. Co-stars Jude Law, Asa Butterfield, Christopher Lee and Sacha Baron Cohen had the day off.

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