Actor Robert de Niro injured himself while he was on location in Oklahoma filming his upcoming movie “Killers of the Flower Moon.”
De Niro did not injure himself on set, Page Six reported Friday. It is unclear exactly how the actor injured himself.
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“De Niro injured his quadriceps muscle which will be treated medically in New York,” De Niro’s representative told the outlet. (RELATED: Robert De Niro Wants To Play Gov. Cuomo If There’s A Movie About Coronavirus: ‘He’s Doing What A President Should Do’)
“He was not scheduled to film again for another three weeks,” the rep added.
De Niro flew back to New York City and plans to see a doctor Friday, TMZ reported.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” is based on the novel by David Grann. The book tells the story behind a series of murders that happened in the 20s in Oklahoma. The film reportedly has a budget between $180 million to $200 million, sources told Deadline.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone star alongside De Niro in the film.
This film will be the first time DiCaprio and De Niro work appear together in a film since “This Boy’s Life” in 1993.