Robert De Niro Injury Won’t Impact ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon’ Production – Update

By Bruce Haring, Anthony D'Alessandro


Updated with details: Robert De Niro incurred a quadriceps muscle injury while at his on-location home in Oklahoma. A rep for the two-time Oscar winning actor provided the details this morning. De Niro is receiving medical treatment back home in NY, and the accident will not impact filming of the Apple Original Martin Scorsese directed movie. De Niro isn’t scheduled to shoot again for another three weeks.

“While at his on-location home in Oklahoma for the filming of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Robert  De Niro injured his quadriceps muscle which will be treated medically in New York. This will not affect production as he was not scheduled to film again for another three weeks,” said a rep for De Niro this morning.

Previous Thursday 8:48PM Update: Robert De Niro has suffered a leg injury while in Oklahoma, Deadline has confirmed. He was there to shoot Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, but the accident didn’t occur while he was on-set or during production. No details on what happened or the injury’s severity.

De Niro was already scheduled to head home today from Oklahoma to New York. When he lands, he’ll seek medical attention, sources said.

Production will reportedly not be delayed.

The Apple Original film is based on a book by David Grann and concerns a series of murders in 1920s Oklahoma. Before De Niro’s injury, it was expected to wrap later this year or early in 2022. The film stars De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons and Lily Gladstone.

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