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Robert De Niro just lately injured his leg. However in line with the two-time Academy Award winner, 77, the present should go on, even amid the “excruciating” ache.
“I tore my quad one way or the other,” De Niro told IndieWire, giving an replace on his restoration.
“It is only a easy stepping over one thing and I simply went down,” he stated. “The ache was excruciating and now I’ve to get it mounted. Nevertheless it occurs, particularly while you grow old, it’s a must to be ready for sudden issues. Nevertheless it’s manageable.”
The actor additionally famous that he did not assume the damage would have an effect on his efficiency as cattleman William Hale. “What I am doing with Scorsese in Killers of the Flower Moon, I am just about a sedentary character in a approach. I do not transfer round rather a lot, thank God. So we’ll handle,” De Niro added. “I simply should get the process finished and preserve it straight in a sure place and let it heal.”
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On Thursday, De Niro flew dwelling to New York Metropolis, the place he sought medical consideration. A rep for the actor beforehand advised PEOPLE that manufacturing was not delayed as he was already scheduled to depart that day, taking two weeks off from filming.
“Whereas at his on-location dwelling in Oklahoma for the filming of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Robert De Niro injured his quadriceps muscle which might be handled medically in New York,” the rep stated in a press release. “This is not going to have an effect on manufacturing as he was not scheduled to movie once more for one more three weeks.”
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Primarily based on the David Grann guide of the identical title, Killers of the Flower Moon is about in Nineteen Twenties Oklahoma, depicting the serial murders of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, which got here to be referred to as the Reign of Terror.
De Niro stars alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, who performs his nephew Ernest Burkhart. The Apple movie is scheduled to premiere later this yr.