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‘Gangs of New York’ coming to TV?

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Martin Scorsese is developing a TV series based on his 2002 film ‘‘Gangs of New York.’’ The director is partnering with Miramax, which released the Oscar-nominated film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis. The planned show doesn’t yet have a TV network. The series expands on the brutal, 19th-century New York gang world of the film.

Lil Wayne an epileptic

Lil Wayne says he’s an epileptic and has had seizures for years. In an interview with LA-based radio station Power 106 on Thursday, the 30-year-old rapper said epilepsy caused a health scare earlier this month when he was rushed to a hospital. Wayne said he had three back-to-back seizures. The Grammy winner says: ‘‘I’ve had a bunch of seizures, y’all just never hear about them.’’ Wayne says he ‘‘could’ve died’’ and that the recent seizures were a result of ‘‘just plain stress, no rest, overworking myself.’’

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