Martin Scorsese is all set to work with Leonardo DiCaprio again in his next project with Apple TV+. Netflix produces Martin’s The Irishman, but Apple’s and Scorsese’s have long-term relationships and tie-ups. There is news that both have signed a few new deals together. Also, the Leonardo- Martin pair have collaborated many times for many incredible films. Both have presented some masterpieces together. They have explored a variety of movie genres in their career, including thriller, biopic, comedy, and crime. The duo’s movies have been nominated for around thirty-one Academy Awards and won nine of them. And they were also awarded the National Board of Review Spotlight award. In this article, we will talk about the upcoming project of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese, information about the launch of the movie with Apple TV+ and what all we could expect from the project.
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Apple TV+ is a platform where you can stream different shows. The viewers can also get subscription video-on-demand web television service. It was launched on 1st November 2015. It was announced at Steve Jobs Theatre during their March 25 Apple Special Event. In the event, many celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Momoa and others were presented. It is accessible in 100 countries. Initially, Apple TV+ was showing poor growth rate, but in mid-2020, it started efforts for older movie contents and televisions. It has signed many multi-years deals with reputed celebrities and creators, including Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Dre, Jason Katims, Monica Beletsky, and now Martin Scorsese.
The duo’s relationship with Scorsese and Dicaprio is one of the most financially successful collaborations in the movie industry. And the connection will help Apple TV+ to grow and reach more target audiences. The two have brought $1.3 billion earning from their five projects. Caprio considered Mean Streets and Taxi Driver as Scorsese’s best films and also inspirational. Robert DeNiro told Scorsese about Leonardo, Niro, and Caprio had worked together in the movie This Boy’s Life. The first collaboration of the actor-director pair was Gangs of New York, which was an incredible piece of art. In the 88th Academy Awards, Leonardo thanked Scorsese for being a guide in his acting journey. He said that he wants to thank Mr. Jones for casting him for his first movie and Mr. Scorsese for teaching him the cinematic art form.
Martin’s and Leonardo’s first film “Gangs of New York”, it was a documentary on Italian filmmakers titled “Mio Viaggio in Italia,” also known as My Voyage to Italy. The production budget of the film was $100 million. The movie was arguably Scorsese’s mainstream project of Scorsese. Scorsese too was having a tough time selling the film until Leonardo agreed for the role of protagonist Amsterdam Vallon. The film received positive word-of-mouth and was also critically acclaimed.
The last movie that the duo has done together is “The Wolf of Wall Street”. The film was based on the memoir of the same name by stockbroker Jordan Belfort. The movie was brilliant and broke several records. It did an outstanding performance at the box office. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Picture. Leonardo DiCaprio also won a Golden Globe Award For Best Actor- Musical or Comedy. He was also nominated for the Oscar for the third time, but he lost to Matthew McConaughey. The film was the highest-grossing R-rated film, and it earned a gross $116.9 million in North America and collected around $392 million internationally.
The upcoming movie of Martin Scorsese with his production company Sikelia Production has signed a TV deal and first look film with Apple. It looks like the Scorsese fanbase can witness several films onto Apple TV+. In the movie “Killers of the Flower Moon” the trio of Scorsese, DiCaprio and De Niro are building great excitement among fans. It is a historical crime drama based on a non-fiction book released on 8th April 2017 by Doubleplay. The book is about an investigation series of murders of Osage people, which happened in Osage County, Oklahoma, in the early 1920s. Apple has also recently launched the trailer of a sci-fi movie, which is scheduled to release in 2021 and also paid $25 million for the Billie Eilish documentary.
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