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Martin Scorsese to Host and Produce a Docuseries for Fox Nation

Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese is bringing his talents to Fox Nation, the streaming service of Fox News Channel.

The Killers of the Flower Moon director will host, narrate and executive produce for an eight-episode docudrama called Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints.

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The series will debut on Nov. 16 and run through May 2025. Each episode will focus 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, “examining these extraordinary figures and their extreme acts of kindness, selflessness and sacrifice,” per Fox.

The series was created by Matti Leshem and developed by Scorsese for Lionsgate Alternative Television and was written by Kent Jones and directed by Elizabeth Chomko. Other executive producers include Julie Yorn, Rick Yorn, Christopher Donnelly, Yoshi Stone and Craig Piligian.

“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.”

“Having the greatest storyteller tell some of the greatest stories of all time is exactly the kind of exclusive content that is driving Fox Nation’s success,” Fox News Media chief digital and marketing officer Jason Klarman added. “It’s an honor to welcome the world-renowned Martin Scorsese to the Fox Nation platform.”

“No matter what medium he is working in, Martin Scorsese is one of the world’s most compelling and evocative creative voices,” adds Craig Piligian, Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning producer and managing director, Lionsgate Alternative Television. “This series will showcase his unique ability to inspire global audiences with moving depictions of history.”

Fox Nation has been leaning on Hollywood talent in recent months, with Kevin Costner, Rob Lowe, Dennis Miller and Kelsey Grammer all signing on for new shows.

Scorsese is also planning a new film about Jesus, which is set to film later this year.

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