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Scorsese and Jagger join forces
Martin Scorsese
Scorsese's film The Departed won four Oscars in all on Sunday
Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is joining forces with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger to make a movie.

Scorsese, 64, who won the best director Oscar for The Departed, will direct The Long Play, a film about two friends and their lives in rock music.

Jagger, 63, who had the idea a few years ago will produce the film with his business partner, Victoria Pearman.

Screenwriter William Monahan, who also won an Oscar for his work on The Departed, will write the screenplay.

This is not the first time Scorsese and Jagger have teamed up.

They recently collaborated on a feature length documentary about the Rolling Stones, which is due to be released later this year.

In 2005, Jagger won a Golden Globe alongside Dave Stewart, for writing a song for the remake of the movie Alfie.

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