Martin Scorsese revealed that Leonardo DiCaprio did “endless” advertising during filming. Killers of the Flower Moon Started to annoy him and Robert De Niro.
During an interview telegramPublished online Thursday, the famed filmmaker recalled working with the Oscar-winning actor on his latest project, which is based on the true story of the 1920s murders of members of the Osage Nation.
According to Scorsese, DiCaprio and De Niro performed their roles completely differently, as DiCaprio’s improvisation was “endless, endless, endless”, “pop”. [De Niro] I don’t want to talk.”
But both Scorsese and De Niro were fed up initiation Constant promotion of the actor. “Every once in a while, Bob and I would look at each other and roll our eyes a little. We would tell him: ‘You don’t need that dialogue,’ said the director.
In the film, De Niro and DiCaprio play an uncle (William Hale) and nephew (Ernst Burkhardt) who conspire to steal the oil from beneath the tribe’s land.
Throughout his career, DiCaprio has been known for improvising his lines, including in some of his biggest projects. Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street And Once upon a time in Hollywood.
Earlier this week, Scorsese also revealed The Irish Times After working on the film’s script for two years with his co-screenwriter Eric Roth, DiCaprio came in and suggested some changes.
The filmmaker said the original script was told from the point of view of Bureau agents who come to investigate the murders, but departed The actor had another idea.
“Leo came to me and said, ‘Where’s the heart of this story?’ he asked.” Scorsese explained. “I had meetings and dinners with the Osage and I thought, ‘Well, there’s the story.’ We felt that the real story wasn’t necessarily coming from the outside, with the Bureau, but from the inside, from Oklahoma.
Killers of the Flower Moon It is currently playing in theatres.
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