Apple is preparing a novel adaptation with the amazing duo
Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are about to embark on a new project at Apple Original Films, right after the upcoming “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Scorsese will direct an Apple adaptation of New York journalist David Grann’s forthcoming nonfiction book, The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder.
Grann also wrote “Killers of the Flower Moon”, which explores a series of murders of the Osage people in the 1920s, as well as “Killers of the Flower Moon”, which inspired the duo’s 2023 movie of the same name.The Lost City of Z”, “The Death of Sherlock Holmes” and “The White DarknessHe also wrote his books. Coming next April, The Wager tells the story of the British naval ship of the same name in the 1700s. During a secret mission to retrieve a treasure-packed galleon in Spain, the crew sank on a deserted island off the coast of Patagonia. Stranded and forced to survive, the crew falls into anarchy and when they return to civilization, they are found on opposite sides of a court-martial filled with murder and treason charges against various parties.
“Killers of the Flower Moon”, 2013 production “The Wolf of Wall StreetThis is the first collaboration between Scorsese and DiCaprio since ”. Scorsese directs the Apple Studios movie and DiCaprio, 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 leads a cast of Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson. The film, whose production was completed late last year, was expected to be released this fall, but will instead be released next year and premiere at the Cannes or Venice Film Festival.
Alongside the two Scorsese films, Apple Studios is also in development on a miniseries adaptation of Grann’s “The White Darkness.” “Executive producer with Mark Heyman”Pachinkostarring in the series developed by Soo Hugh, the showrunner of Tom Hiddleston will undertake. Theresa Kang-Lowe serves as an additional executive producer for the project.