The Future. The great Martin Scorsese is a TikTok influencer thanks to his daughter Francesca. It’s showing the world a different side of the legendary filmmaker and endearing him to a new generation of fans. While that hasn’t necessarily translated into box office success for his Apple-backed epic, Killers of the Flower Moon, it may entice people to check it out when it hits Apple TV+… and get them to head to the cinema for his next one.
During the press run for Killers of the Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese has been all over TikTok.
- But this isn’t some studio-mandated marketing ploy — it’s simply the 23-year-old Francesca (a filmmaker in her own right) giving people a glimpse into the life of her father.
- That involves everything from quizzes of Gen Z slang to mock auditions with his dog, which have racked up millions of views.
- And it just so happens to be great marketing as well, with one user commenting on a video, “Fine, I’ll watch one of his movies” (a win for cinema).
And you just know Francesca was also behind her father signing up for a Letterboxd account, which, considering the elder Scorsese’s legacy as a film preservationist, makes perfect sense. He’s already logged 69 films.
But our favorite revelation from Francesca is that Leonardo DiCaprio routinely texts the 80-year-old Scorsese, calling him the GOAT… and that the filmmaker didn’t know what that meant until very recently.