After his cooperation with streaming giant Netflix, star director Martin Scorsese ("Goodfellas", "The Wolf of Wall Street") now placing its next rough film project with Apple’s video division.
The planned big-budget thriller "Killers of the Flower Moon", The movie in which both Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro want to star, is to be produced for the Apple TV+ streaming service, various American industry portals report in agreement. The studio Paramount is on board as a partner for the distribution, according to "Hollywood Reporter", "Variety" and "Deadline.com".
Role model Netflix
Its expensive mafia epic "The Irishman" Scorsese produced with Netflix last year after traditional studios turned him down due to the high cost of more than $160 million. The production received ten Oscar nominations, among others, but won none.
Indians and ol
The thriller, based on a nonfiction book of the same name, revolves around a series of murders of members of the Osage Indian tribe in Oklahoma in the 1920s after gross olvorrates were discovered on their land. Scorsese also wants to shoot in Osage County with the involvement of the local natives. Nothing has been announced about the start of filming.
Apple had recently secured the rights to another rough feature film, the naval war drama "Greyhound" starring Academy Award winner Tom Hanks. The leading actor also wrote the screenplay. A date for the release has not yet been set.