Martin Scorsese Shops ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to Apple, Netflix; Paramount Concerned by Budget

Published on Apr 10, 2020

Martin Scorsese Shops ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to Apple, Netflix; Paramount Concerned by Budget

It’s déjà vu all over again for Martin Scorsese and Paramount Pictures. A couple of years ago, the legendary filmmaker and the major studio were teaming up on his ambitious crime epic The Irishman. But as the budget ballooned due to the extensive visual effects needed to de-age the central characters, Paramount grew concerned over the financial prospects of the movie and allowed Scorsese to shop it elsewhere. Netflix picked it up in a hurry, and gave Scorsese carte blanche. Indeed, the filmmaker says no other studio would have allowed him to stretch the running time to …

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Author: Adam Chitwood