Scorsese Out Of Frankie Machine?

Collider reports that Martin Scorsese has dropped out of directing mafia drama “Frankie Machine,” and as a result the entire production is now in jeopardy.

Paramount was planning “The Winter of Frankie Machine,” the story was about a retired hit man, as a Martin Scorsese/Robert DeNiro vehicle back in March this year.

“Ocean’s Thirteen” screenwriters Brian Koppelman and David Levien had been writing the screenplay for De Niro before Scorsese got involved.

The site lists no specific reason as to why Scorsese has possibly left the project.