Martin Scorsese Partners With Fox Nation for New Docudrama ‘Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints’

Martin Scorsese is partnering with Fox Nation for an eight-part docudrama series, “Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints.” Hosted, narrated and executive produced by Scorsese, the series will encompass eight one-hour episodes exploring the stories of eight figures on their journey to sainthood.

The docudrama will premiere in two parts, with the first four episodes set to release on Nov. 16 and the final set to conclude in May 2025. Each episode focuses on a singular saint, including Joan of Arc, Francis of Assisi, John the Baptist, Thomas Becket, Mary Magdalene, Moses the Black, Sebastian and Maximillian Kolbe.

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“I’ve lived with the stories of the saints for most of my life, thinking about their words and actions, imagining the worlds they inhabited, the choices they faced, the examples they set,” Scorsese said in a statement. “These are stories of eight very different men and women, each of them living through vastly different periods of history and struggling to follow the way of love revealed to them and to us by Jesus’ words in the gospels. I’m so excited that this project is underway, and that I’m working with so many trusted and talented collaborators.”

Developed by Scorsese for Lionsgate Alternative Television, the docuseries was created by Matti Leshem. “Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints” is written by Kent Jones and directed by Elizabeth Chomko.

Additional executive producers alongside Scorsese and Leshem include Julie Yorn, Rick Yorn, Christopher Donnelly, Yoshi Stone and Craig Piligian. Matt Loze and David Ellender are executive producers for Halcyon Studios. Along with Lionsgate, the series was produced by Sikelia Productions, Weimaraner Republic Pictures, LBI Entertainment and Halcyon Studios.

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