DeNiro Offers “Flower Moon” Injury Update

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

The other week came the news that actor Robert De Niro had injured his leg whilst in Oklahoma to work on Martin Scorsese’s new thriller “Killers of the Flower Moon” for Apple Studios.

At the time it was revealed that the injury didn’t happen on set, rather it happened after the actor had wrapped the current portion of filming he had to do and just as he was flying back to New York.

De Niro has now since seen a doctor and has offered an update on his progress, telling Deadline:

“I tore my quad somehow … [It was] just a simple stepping over something and I just went down. The pain was excruciating and now I have to get it fixed. But it happens, especially when you get older, you have to be prepared for unexpected things.”

The injury is not expected to impact filming with De Niro not scheduled to film again for another three weeks. De Niro also says his role in the movie is secondary and requires little action:

“I don’t move around a lot, thank God. So we’ll manage. What I’m

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