Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio Reteam with Apple for ‘The Wager’

Scorching on the heels of manufacturing for his or her upcoming “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have boarded a brand new undertaking at Apple Authentic Movies, Selection has confirmed.

Scorsese is connected to direct an adaptation of New Yorker journalist David Grann’s upcoming nonfiction guide “The Wager: A Story of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Homicide” for Apple. Grann wrote the guide model of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” which investigates a sequence of murders of Osage those that occurred within the Nineteen Twenties, in addition to “The Misplaced Metropolis of Z,” “The Demise of Sherlock Holmes” and “The White Darkness.”

“The Wager,” which will likely be revealed subsequent April, tells the story of the 1700’s British naval ship of the identical title. Throughout a secret mission to acquire a Spanish treasure-filled galleon, the crew ended up shipwrecked on a desolate island of the coast of Patagonia. Stranded and compelled to outlive towards the weather, the crew descends into anarchy, and after they return to civilization find yourself on reverse sides of an intense court docket martial, with accusations of homicide and treachery towards a number of events.

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is the primary collaboration between Scorsese and DiCaprio since 2013’s “The Wolf of Wall Avenue.” Scorsese directs the Apple Studios movie, with DiCaprio main an ensemble solid that features Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone, Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Louis Cancelmi, Tatanka Means, Michael Abbott Jr., Pat Healy, Scott Shepherd, Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson. The movie, which wrapped filming late final yr, was anticipated to premiere this fall, however will as a substitute launch subsequent yr, and is reportedly eyeing a competition debut at Cannes or Venice Movie Pageant.

Along with the 2 Scorsese movies, Apple Studios can be in growth on a restricted sequence adaptation of Grann’s “The White Darkness.” Tom Hiddleston is ready to star within the sequence, which was developed by “Pachinko” showrunner Soo Hugh, who govt produces and showruns with Mark Heyman. Theresa Kang-Lowe serves as an extra govt producer for the undertaking.

The Hollywood Reporter was first to announce information of the growing undertaking.

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