Director Martin Scorsese attends the AFI 2019 Awards luncheon in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January three, 2020. Data/Mario Anzuoni/Documents
(Data) – Apple Inc has secured a offer you for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese’s following film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” U.S. media described on Wednesday, citing sources.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” will star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. It is the 2nd significant film that Apple has acquired soon after “Greyhound,” starring Tom Hanks, final year.
The film will be labeled an Apple Original Film, and ViacomCBS Inc’s Paramount Pics will distribute it theatrically globally, according to reports from the Wall Road Journal and Deadline.
Apple conquer rivals such as Netflix Inc that ended up also interested to make the film, the WSJ reported.
Apple declined to comment. ViacomCBS was not quickly obtainable for comment.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” is an adaptation of the non-fiction e book of the precise identical determine, by David Grann. The book is mainly primarily based on an FBI investigation into the killings of Indigenous American Osages for the duration of the 1920s.
Scorsese’s final film, The Irishman, was released on Netflix previous calendar year and helped the organization enhance its paid out subscribers in the fourth quarter.
Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru and Stephen Nellis in San Francisco Editing by Leslie Adler