Apple beat Netflix in the war of platforms, and brings home the upcoming film of Martin Scorsese: “Killers of the Flower Moon”, a thriller set in the West with two of the favorite actors of the director, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro.
With the sets in the Italian, Dante Ferretti, this will be the most important project up to now of the colossus computer in the world of great cinema after the purchase of Sony’s “Greyhound”, with Tom Hanks, about the battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” will be the sixth film in which Scorsese and DiCaprio work together, and the first after “The Wolf of Wall Street”.
DiCaprio and De Niro are not performed together since the times of “This Boy’s Life”, the film from 1993 that gave the then very young actor. DiCaprio then he gave De Niro the merit of having shown how hard work on the set could open the way to becoming a superstar.
According to Variety, it is still uncertain the date of the first count, originally scheduled for last march before the outbreak of coronavirus. That would complicate things would be the agenda dense the star of “Titanic”: Leonardo has a number of projects including the next Netflix movie from Adam McKay with Jennifer Lawrence.
With a screenplay by Eric Roth, “Killers of the Flower Moon” is based on the book of 2017 with the same title by the journalist David Grann, which tells of how a series of murders of wealthy native americans in Oklahoma in the first 20 years after the discovery of oil wells in their territory led to the birth of the FBI.