Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio reunite for the shipwreck film The Wager, which will be their next project


  • Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will be collaborating on their next project.The bet,” after the release of “Killer of the Flower Moon.”
  • The bet“is based on the non-fiction book by David Grann and follows a shipwreck story from the 1740s.
  • With a large cast of characters involved, there’s a chance DiCaprio could have a standout supporting cast.The bet.”

After the release of this year’s Killer of the Flower Moonpioneering director Martin Scorsese will reunite with Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio The bet, has confirmed author David Grann. Grann, the author of the non-fiction book on which the film will be based, The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murdergave that away The bet will actually be Scorsese and DiCaprio’s next project. Certainly a reason to celebrate for cinema lovers.

messages from The bet first surfaced last year, but Grann has now confirmed it speaking to the French outlet Telerama that Scorsese and DiCaprio will reunite on the project and that the couple will then begin work on this shipwreck story Killer of the Flower Moonmarking their seventh feature film collaboration.

“Wager’s story is set in the 1740s and begins when a patchwork boat carrying 30 emaciated men lands on the coast of Brazil,” reads the official synopsis of David Grann’s book The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder reads. “The men were the surviving crew of a British ship that was chasing a Spanish ship and crashed on an island in the South American region of Patagonia. Their stories of surviving the seas and elements made them heroes. However, six months later another ship, even more damaged than the first, landed on the Mantle of Chile, this one with three men. These new sailors accused the other men of actually having been mutineers.”

Grann is also the author of the book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, on which the upcoming movie is based. his latest, The bethas been a bestseller for several weeks.

While further details regarding The bet Since the storyline is currently unknown, it’s possible that we’ll see an outstanding supporting cast alongside DiCaprio given the storyline’s large cast of characters.

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Killers of the Flower Moon is slated for release in October

Jesse Plemons in Killers of the Flower Moon
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While we await the shipwreck story of Scorsese and DiCaprio, the pair are set to stun audiences next with the epic western crime thriller Killer of the Flower Moon.

“In the early 20th century, oil made fortunes for the Osage nation, who overnight became one of the wealthiest people on earth,” reads the official summary. “The wealth of these Native Americans immediately attracted white invaders who manipulated, extorted, and stole as much Osage money as possible before resorting to murder. Based on a true story and told through the unlikely romance of Ernest Burkhart (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Mollie Kyle (Lily Gladstone), Killers of the Flower Moon is an epic western crime saga where true love meets unspeakable betrayal meets.”

Directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Scorsese and Eric Roth breaking Bad Star and Oscar nominee Jesse Plemons will star Killer of the Flower Moon as old-fashioned lawyer Tom White, with Leonardo DiCaprio set to play a man named Ernest Burkhart. Meanwhile, Hollywood icon Robert De Niro will portray Burkhart’s uncle, American rancher and convicted murderer William Hale. The rest of the extremely impressive cast includes recent Oscar winner Brendan Fraser, Lily Gladstone, Tantoo Cardinal, Jack White and John Lithgow.

Killer of the Flower Moon The film is slated for release in select theaters on October 6 before hitting larger theaters on October 20, courtesy of Paramount Pictures. The thriller will then appear on Apple TV+ at a later date.

Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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