After months of determining price range considerations over Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” adaptation, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Paramount has enlisted Apple to get the movie over the hump.
Sources inform Selection, Paramount will nonetheless distribute the homicide thriller drama with Apple approaching to finance the pic and likewise function the movies inventive studio. Offers nonetheless haven’t closed however sources add very prone to in coming days.
Crucial Leisure, whose companions Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas acquired the ebook in 2016, will produce the movie. Crucial first purchased the ebook and would later deliver on Scorsese and DiCaprio to reteam on the challenge earlier than bringing it to Paramount.
Based mostly on David Grann’s non-fiction ebook, “Killers of the Flower Moon” is ready in 1920s Oklahoma, the place the newly created Bureau of Investigation started investigating a string of murders of rich Osage Indians who had been granted income rights to grease found below their lands. The ebook carries the subtitle “The Osage Murders and the Start of the F.B.I.”
It marks the sixth collaboration between DiCaprio and Scorsese, who final teamed on 2013’s “The Wolf of Wall Avenue.”
Deadline first reported the information.