Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese are diving headfirst into a brand-new film collaboration -- a shipwreck thriller called The Wager.
According to a report from Variety, the project, which is being produced for Apple Original Films, is based on a nonfiction book from journalist David Grann called The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder, which is set to hit store shelves in April 2023.
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I’ve always suspected that Martin Scorsese might be a Deadhead, (he produced the Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip in 2017), but now we have confirmation.
According to Deadline, the filmmaker is slated to direct and produce a biopic about the band’s frontman, Jerry Garcia, starring Jonah Hill—also attached as a producer—as the legendary hippie shredder.
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Before anything else, Cape Fear is a film about justice. Or, more specifically, it is a film about the critical conflict between corporeal and spiritual justice. A remake of J. Lee Thompson’s 1962 film of the same name, Martin Scorsese’s movie follows a family living in a peaceful town in North Carolina. A wrench is thrown into their quiet lives, however, when Max Cady (Robert De Niro) is released from prison after serving a substantial stint for assault. Max is hellbent on exacting revenge against the man who he believes put him there—lawyer Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte)—who happens to be our wholesome family’s patriarch.
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