May 24, 2024 3:22 pm

Marlon Brando Wanted to Scam Warner Bros. Out of $2 Million
Marlon Brando Wanted to Scam Warner Bros. Out of $2 Million

Marlon Brando Wanted to Scam Warner Bros. Out of $2 Million

The renowned Paul Schrader began his career in Hollywood just as the legendary actors of the past (John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis) were fading and making way for the New Hollywood actors of the 1970s (Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, James Caan, Gene Hackman). One of the very few actors who bridged both periods was Marlon Brando, often considered the greatest actor of all time, or at least someone who changed the meaning of acting. It turns out that Schrader, writer of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull and director of First Reformed and Auto Focus, had his own run-ins with Brando and attempted to work with him.

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​The great Paul Schrader shared his memories of Marlon Brando, including a ridiculous scheme the actor imagined. Read More