Originally Posted by OneMoreSucka
Can't be true, Matt Damon is in The Departed who is a diehard boston fan. It was most likely said in jest.
I heard during the making this happened but when I tried to google the event this is the best I could come up with
[S]tudio sources say Nicholson went way beyond making occasional changes to the script, and would actually rewrite each day’s shoot—to the point where Scorsese was forced to shoot the actor’s doctored script before shooting his own version just to keep Nicholson happy.
But Scorsese wasn’t the only one subject to Nicholson’s eccentric rule, we hear. While filming in Boston, the notorious Lakers superfan banned all Celtics merchandise from the premises, a top-level production source says. “If he caught anyone wearing a Celtics T-shirt, he’d literally shut down the set. It was no joke,” says the source. [...]