In the last 20 years, Leonardo Dicaprio And Martin Scorsese The partnership has resulted in some of the most critically acclaimed films of the 21st century. Both resumes include gangs of New York, the Aviator, dead man, shutter IslandAnd The Wolf of Wall Street, all of which were either box office successes, Academy Award winners, or both. The pair have just finished production on their next project, flower moon killerWhich is reportedly set to premiere at next year’s Cannes Film Festival. flower moon comes from a book of the same name, the rights to which were purchased by Apple Original Films, and the studio is repeating that process by bringing on Scorsese and DiCaprio for another novel adaptation.
The Hollywood Reporter says Apple has acquired the rights to a non-fiction book titled The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and MurderWritten by David Grann. The story follows the crew of a British ship that crashed into an island, and their journey to survive at sea and make it back to land. The Gran novel also includes another group of shipwrecked sailors, with lies, accusations, and a trial to determine what had happened on the initial island, leaving the group of British sailors stranded. Scorsese is being brought in to direct the project, and DiCaprio has been roped in to lead the film. No other casting details are known at this time, and a production start date has yet to be determined. If filming were to begin this year, it could be in the cards for a late 2023 release bet,
DiCaprio and Scorsese continue their great partnership on Apple TV+
bet Will mark the second direct project Scorsese and DiCaprio have worked on for Apple after it recently wrapped flower moon killer, much like bet, flower moon Based on the novel by David Grann titled Killer of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murder and the Birth of the FBI, The 2017 story details a series of murders that took place in Oklahoma in the early 1920s. After being awarded the right to profit from oil deposits found on his land, several Osage people were murdered, leading to an FBI investigation. whereas flower moon Set to release on Apple TV+, the partnership with Paramount will give the film a full theatrical release sometime next year. The Cannes Film Festival Will Be Held in May, So It’s Safe to Assume flower moon Will not hit theaters until June 2023 at the earliest.
Two of DiCaprio’s five Best Actor Academy Award nominations have come from collaborations with Scorsese. the Aviator And The Wolf of Wall Street Recognition from the Academy, but DiCaprio’s only Oscar win came from 2016 ghost Director Alejandro G. From Inaritu. flower moon And bet Both sound like films that could earn DiCaprio additional Best Actor nominations, and perhaps even his first win from a Scorsese-directed film. If either project is a critical success upon release, Scorsese could also be on his way to a second Best Director award. Even though it may take some time for both films to arrive in theaters or streaming, it is exciting to see that the partnership between Scorsese and DiCaprio continues to flourish as it enters its second decade.