Martin Scorsese Teams Up with FOX Nation for 'The Saints' Series

Scorsese explores faith's depth in a groundbreaking series debut.

by Nouman Rasool
Martin Scorsese Teams Up with FOX Nation for 'The Saints' Series
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FOX Nation has proudly announced its partnership with the esteemed filmmaker Martin Scorsese on an ambitious new venture, "Martin Scorsese Presents: THE SAINTS." This groundbreaking docudrama series aims to delve into the lives of eight extraordinary individuals who demonstrated unparalleled courage and dedication to the ideal of faith amidst adversity.

Expressing his enthusiasm about the project, Scorsese remarked, "I’ve always been fascinated by the narratives of saints, pondering their messages and the pivotal moments they encountered. These tales span across various epochs, each character facing unique challenges yet united by their pursuit of love, as taught by Jesus in the gospels.

It’s thrilling to bring these stories to life, especially with the collaboration of such talented and trusted partners."

November Premiere Scheduled

Scheduled for a November premiere on FOX Nation, this series marks a significant addition to the platform's rich content library, which boasts nearly 10,000 hours spanning faith, history, entertainment, and documentary genres.

"Martin Scorsese Presents: THE SAINTS" will unfold in two parts, the initial four episodes launching on November 16, 2024, and the concluding chapters in May 2025, offering viewers an in-depth exploration of faith's multifaceted expressions through history.

Each episode is dedicated to a different saint, covering an expansive timeline and diverse geographies, from Joan of Arc and Francis of Assisi to John the Baptist and Mary Magdalene. This journey showcases Scorsese's unparalleled narrative skill, inviting audiences into the complex worlds of these figures.

FOX News Media's Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, Jason Klarman, expressed the network's honor in welcoming Scorsese, stating, "Securing a storyteller of Martin Scorsese’s caliber to narrate some of history’s most profound stories is precisely the kind of unique content propelling FOX Nation's growth.

We're honored to have him." An Academy Award-winning director, Scorsese's influence on cinema is immeasurable, with acclaimed works like "The Departed," which earned him an Oscar for Best Director, and nominations for his recent projects "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "The Irishman." His dedication to storytelling transcends mediums, evident in "Killers of The Flower Moon," which garnered 10 Oscar nominations.

The development of "Martin Scorsese Presents: THE SAINTS" by Lionsgate Alternative Television, and the creative minds of Matti Leshem, Kent Jones, and Elizabeth Chomko, alongside a distinguished team of executive producers, signifies a melding of creative giants.

The series, produced in collaboration with Lionsgate, Sikelia Productions, Weimaraner Republic Pictures, LBI Entertainment, and Halcyon, is poised to captivate global audiences, illustrating Scorsese’s enduring ability to weave compelling narratives that resonate across cultures and time.