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DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for another movie

DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for another movie

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese have started developing their seventh feature project. The actor-filmmaker pair, who are already working on their sixth movie ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, are attached with the adaptation of the non-fiction book ‘The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder’, reports Variety.

The project will be directed by Scorsese and is set up at Apple Original Films, which is also bankrolling ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’.

Penned by New Yorker journalist David Grann, ‘The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder’ is set to be published in April 2022.

The book tells the story of the 1700’s British naval ship of the same name. During a secret mission to obtain a Spanish treasure-filled galleon, the crew ended up shipwrecked on a desolate island off the coast of Patagonia.

Stranded and forced to survive against the elements, the crew descends into anarchy, and when they return to civilization end up on opposite sides of an intense court martial, with accusations of murder and treachery against several parties.