Martin Scorsese‘s two favorite leading males are sooner or later coming collectively in one of his movies.
Onstage on the 2020 SAG Awards to modern the Existence Success Award to Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio announced that he and The Irishman actor will both be starring in Scorsese’s subsequent challenge, Killers of the Flower Moon. The casting had been rumored earlier, nonetheless this turned into as soon as the first time anyone involved with the movie formally confirmed it.
De Niro and DiCaprio have both collaborated with Scorsese a entire lot of times individually, nonetheless this marks the first time that both males will star in one of many legendary director’s feature movies collectively (even when they both looked in Scorsese’s 2015 short film The Audition, taking half in fictionalized versions of themselves).
In step with David Grann’s simplest-selling 2017 nonfiction e book, Killers of the Flower Moon train the narrative of the 1920s Osage murders, when a entire lot of Native Americans of the Osage Nation have been killed after oil deposits have been stumbled on under their Oklahoma land. The murders lead the then-newly formed FBI to the jabber to compare. Scorsese’s film is scheduled to originate up shooting in Oklahoma this spring, with a screenplay by Eric Roth (A Star Is Born, Forrest Gump).
Scorsese, De Niro, and DiCaprio have all been awards-season fixtures this year; Scorsese and De Niro for The Irishman, and DiCaprio for Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Every movies are major players at this year’s Oscars, with 10 nominations each and every.
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