Leonardo DiCaprio And Martin Scorsese Reunite For Naval Drama The Wager

Clearly pleased to maintain working collectively, Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese are actually establishing their subsequent collaboration to comply with Killers Of The Flower Moon. They’re each now connected to naval drama The Wager.

And, like Flower Moon it is each adapting a non-fiction ebook by David Grann and being developed for Apple.

This time, the tome in query is Grann’s The Wager: A Story Of Shipwreck, Mutiny, And Homicide, which is not due on cabinets till subsequent April.

Set within the 1740s, The Wager’s story kicks off when a patched-together boat with 30 emaciated males lands on the coast of Brazil. The lads had been the surviving crew of a British ship that was chasing a Spanish vessel and had crashed onto an island in South America’s Patagonia area. Their tales of surviving the seas and components made them heroes.

Nonetheless, six months later one other vessel, much more beat up than the primary, confirmed up on the coat of Chile, this one with three sailors – who accuse the passengers on the opposite boat of being mutineers.

As accusations and counter-accusations flew, the British Admiralty set a particular trial to uncover the reality of what precisely occurred on the island, exposing a narrative of not only a captain and crew struggling to outlive one of the crucial excessive climates on the planet, but additionally battling their very own human natures…

It is positively one other compelling story for the duo to deal with, and the subsequent step shall be to discover a screenwriter to adapt it. Given all of the repeat components, maybe they’re going to workforce again up once more with Eric Roth?

Killers Of The Flower Moon, in the meantime, remains to be in post-production. The film, which is ready in Twenties Oklahoma and follows the serial homicide of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation and the FBI investigation within the crimes, had been thought to reach in time for awards season this yr, however now there is not any official phrase on whether or not it’s going to hit later this yr or get an enormous launch in 2023 as an alternative.

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