Scorsese and DiCaprio are preparing a new film for Apple TV+

This is the magazine Deadline who assures him: Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will team up once again to produce a feature film for Apple TV+. This time, it will be about adapting David Grann’s book The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murderwhile another work by the same author, Killers of the Flower Moonis also planned by the duo for Apple.

The synopsis evokes the case of the crew of the Wagner, a vessel British stranded on a desert island in the 1740s. Its occupants must then gather all the skills necessary for their survival in a particularly hostile environment. The precise list of actors who will make up the cast is not yet known.

Funding

According to information collected by Deadlineseveral producers will raise the funds necessary for the development of the film The Wager. Starting with Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas ofImperative Entertainmentwhich we have already been able to see behind the scenes of Without filter, The Last Vermeer or Hot Summer Nights.

Leonardo DiCaprio will also participate alongside Jennifer Davisson for Appian Way Productions (The Richard Jewell Case, Robin Hood, Shutter Island). With this, Martin Scorsese will put his company Sikelia Productions (The wolf of Wall Street, Silence, The Irishman) co-helmed by executive producer Richard Plepler of Eden Productions.

Successful DiCaprio

Deadline does not specify if Leonardo DiCaprio will star in this film. The actor, however, appears to be the ideal golden egg hen for Apple, notably rewarded with a Oscar for lead role the Revenant in 2016. The most assiduous also know him for his characters of Calvin J. Candie in Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino, by Jay Gatsby in Gatsby the magnificent by Baz Luhrmann or Rick Dalton in Once Upon a Time… in Hollywoodalso directed by Tarantino.

Martin Scorsese, for his part, recently signed Pretend It’s a City on Netflix with Fran Lebowitz and prepares Maestro with Bradley Cooper, a biopic about composer and musician Leonard Bernstein which will arrive on the same streaming app in 2023. And you, which platform did you subscribe to?

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