Becoming a member of fellow artists Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson, Jack White has been solid in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming movie Killers of the Flower Moon and can star alongside Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons, and others.
The movie options 4 musicians, all of whom “don’t play music” of their roles, in line with longtime Scorsese and Wes Anderson music supervisor and collaborator, Randall Poster, when initially requested about Isbell’s position within the movie and whether or not he can be performing.
“Yeah, he’s terrific in it,” stated Poster. “Jason Isbell, Jack White … there’s like 4 musicians within the film who don’t play music.”
Killers of the Flower Moon is predicated on the 2017 nonfiction e-book, by David Grann, of the identical identify, which investigates a collection of murders within the Osage Nation within the Twenties in Oklahoma after oil was found beneath their tribal land.
This isn’t the primary time White has starred on the massive display screen. Except for showing within the 2008 documentary, It May Get Loud, White additionally starred in Jim Jarmusch’s 2003 vignette-filled movie Espresso & Cigarettes, additionally starring his former White Stripes bandmate Meg White, Tom Waits, and Iggy Pop. He additionally appeared within the Anthony Minghella-directed interval warfare drama Chilly Mountain (2003), and likewise performed Elvis Presley in Jake Kasdan’s Stroll Laborious: The Dewey Cox Story in 2007.
Earlier this yr, White launched his fourth and fifth albums, Concern of the Daybreak and Coming into Heaven Alive, a number of months other than each other.
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