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    Marty and Leo are bringing another David Grann book to the big screen.

    Dan Sheehan

    October 19, 2023, 4:16pm

    It would appear that Martin Scorsese, Leo DiCaprio, and David Grann’s recent creative ménage à trois was so damn satisfying for all involved that the trio have decided to go for another roll in the hay.

    Yes, just as Killers of the Flower Moon opens to rapturous reviews worldwide, everyone’s favorite diminutive octogenarian auteur has confirmed that his next big project will be a DiCaprio-starring film adaptation of New Yorker staff writer/literary adaptation Midas David Grann’s 2023 nonfiction bestseller, The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

    In an interview with the Times of London earlier this week, Scorsese confirmed he will be filming The Wager as his next project, which means that his planned biopics of Teddy Roosevelt and Jerry Garcia, as well as his hinted-at adaptation of Marilynne Robinson’s Home, will have to wait for now.

    This will be the seventh feature film collaboration between Scorsese and DiCaprio (Marty and Robert DeNiro have worked on 10 movies together), and the sixth big screen adaptation of one of David Grann’s New Yorker articles or books.

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