Martin Scorsese Set to Make Bob Marley Biopic

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Fresh from the world premiere of his Rolling Stones concert film “Shine a Light” at the Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday, Martin Scorsese is preparing to tackle another musical project.

The Oscar-winning director has signed on to shoot a documentary about influential reggae musician-songwriter Bob Marley. The feature doesn’t have a title yet, but it does have a release date: February 6, 2010, the 65th anniversary of Marley’s birth. [Reuters/Hollywood Reporter]