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Scorsese's The Irishman heads for theatres before Netflix

Aug 29, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

NEW YORK · Heavyweight film-maker Martin Scorsese said previously that he signed up with Netflix without any condition of a theatrical release for his work.

But, on Tuesday, Netflix said it will give The Irishman a theatrical release, providing theatres most of November to screen Scorsese's big-budget crime epic, before it lands on the streaming service.

It will open theatrically on Nov 1 and begin streaming on Nov 27.

The release plans for Netflix's most expensive film had...