The 2-time Oscar nominee and 2x Golden Globe winner will play Prosecutor Leaward within the Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro movie Killers of the Flower Moon which Martin Scorsese is directing. That is the primary time that John Lithgow has starred in a Scorsese film.
Set in Twenties Oklahoma, Killers of the Flower Moon primarily based on the David Grann best-seller, depicts the serial homicide of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that got here to be often called the Reign of Terror. Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Louis Cancelmi, William Belleu, Tatanka Means, Michael Abbott Jr., Pat Healy and Scott Shepherd additionally star.
Scorsese additionally produces Killers of the Flower Moon for Apple Studios off a screenplay he co-penned with Eric Roth. Producing alongside Scorsese are Crucial Leisure’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas and Appian Manner Productions.
Lithgow is at the moment nominated for an Emmy for his efficiency within the HBO sequence Perry Mason. He performed Fox Information Channel boss Roger Ailes in Lionsgate’s Bombshell and was nominated twice on the Oscars for Greatest Supporting Actor for Phrases of Endearment and The World Based on Garp. He gained a Supporting Actor in a TV sequence Golden Globe in 2010 for Dexter and one other in Greatest Actor Comedy Sequence for third Rock From the Solar in 1997. His upcoming initiatives embody his third e-book within the sequence of Dumpty books referred to as Confederacy of Dumptys, the sequence The Outdated Man and the untitled Cabrini movie.
https://deadline.com/2021/08/john-lithgow-joins-martin-scorsese-apple-original-film-killers-of-the-flower-moon-1234812267/ | John Lithgow Joins Martin Scorsese Apple Film ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ – Deadline