The Wager: Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio set sail for a shipwreck thriller at Apple

Not long after teaming up for Killers of the Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio team up again The efforta shipwreck thriller from Apple Original Films.

Scorsese will direct the adaptation of David Grann‘s upcoming nonfiction novel titled “The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder” to Apple’s streaming platform. DiCaprio will star and produce the feature, developed by Apple Studios and produced by Imperative Entertainment, Sikelia Productions and Appian Way Productions.

According to The Hollywood Reporter‘s description, The effort takes place in the 1740s. Wager’s the story is set in motion when a collapsed boat with 30 emaciated men landed on the coast of Brazil. The men were the surviving crew of a British ship chasing a Spanish vessel that had crashed on an island in South America’s Patagonia region. Their tales of surviving the seas and the elements made them heroes.

But half a year later, another vessel, even more battered than the first, ended up on Chile’s coat, this one with three men. These new sailors charged that the other men were actually mutineers.

As accusations and counter-accusations flew forward, the British Admiralty set up a special trial to uncover the truth about what exactly happened on the island, revealing a story of not just a captain and crew struggling to survive as they battled some of the most extreme elements on the island. the planet, but also fight their human nature.

Scorsese and DiCaprio’s latest collaboration is for Killers of the Flower Moon. Written by Eric Roth and adapted from the bestselling novel “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann, the film is based on the 1920s Oklahoma murders in the Osage Nation committed after oil was discovered on tribal land . The film also stars Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone and Brendan Fraser. It also serves as the sixth collaboration between Scorsese and DiCaprio and the tenth collaboration between Scorsese and De Niro.

Are you excited for Scorsese and DiCaprio to team up for another adaptation of Grann’s work? Do you think you would survive being stranded on a remote island with several unhinged crew members? Let us know how long you think you’ll last in the comments below.

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