Legendary actor John Lithgow is ready to affix the solid of Apple TV+ unique “Killers of the Flower Moon,” including to an already star-studded solid led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Jesse Plemons.
Lithgow will play the position of a prosecutor within the upcoming drama based mostly on David Grann’s bestselling e-book of the identical identify and tailored for the display by Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, stories Selection. Scorsese is directing.
Set in 1920s Oklahoma, “Killers of the Flower Moon” follows FBI agent Tom White (Plemons) as he investigates a string of murders inside the Osage Nation that later turned generally known as the “Reign of Terror.” Ernest Burkhart. The position of White was initially written for DiCaprio, however the star pushed to alter his half to Ernest Burkhart, the nephew of a robust native rancher performed by De Niro.
Final week, Apple welcomed the addition of Brendan Fraser, who will play lawyer WS Hamilton.
Lithgow, a two-time Oscar nominee, has received Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe awards, in addition to a litany of different accolades for his work on the stage, tv and movie. Most not too long ago, the actor was nominated for an Emmy for his activate HBO sequence “Perry Mason.”
Apple received rights to “Killers of the Flower Moon” in Might 2020 after Paramount dropped the manufacturing.
Scorsese is producing for Apple Studios and Crucial Leisure alongside Crucial’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas for Appian Manner Productions.