The actor Robert de Niro recovers in New York from a leg injury off-set where he filmed the movie “Killers of the Flower Moon” by Martin Scorcese in Oklahoma.
De Niro, who is filming with Leonardo DiCaprio, returned to New York last Thursday for medical treatment. after injury to the quadricep muscle, as indicated in an interview with IndieWire that the New York Post newspaper collects this Sunday.
“I broke my quad somehow … (It was) just a simple step on something and I just fell. The pain was excruciating and now I have to fix it. But it happens, especially when you get older, you have to be prepared for unexpected things. But it is manageable, ”said the award-winning actor, 77 years old.
Filming will not be affected by the return of the actor, who was scheduled to return home to New York as he was not scheduled to film for another three weeks.
The feature film, produced by Paramount Pictures and Apple TV +, is based on the book by David Gann, of the same name, and deals with the murders in the Osage nation (Oklahoma) in the 1920s for the control of oil in that region, with a predominance of that town, which the FBI investigates.
De Niro plays rancher William Hale and De Caprio, 44, plays his nephew, Ernest Burkhart, while Lily Gladstone is Ernest’s wife.