Martin scorsese is working on his first western killers of the flower moon with robert de niro and leonardo dicaprio. Killers of the flower moon tells the story of the osage indians who in the 1920s became the wealthiest group of people per capita in the world because of oil under their land in oklahoma.
This news came from one of killers of the flower moon s screenwriters hollywood legend eric roth who had spent a good four to five years writing the film s previous draft.
Killers of the flower moon movie. Directed by martin scorsese. Jon fuge feb 18 2020. Here s everything we know so far martin scorsese s first western is on the.
Killers of the flower moon. Martin scorsese s upcoming killers of the flower moon starring leonardo dicaprio and robert de niro will be the legendary director s first ever western. From the bestselling author of the lost city of z now a major film starring charlie hunnam sienna miller and robert pattison comes a true life murder stor.
The book was released on april 18 2017 by doubleday. Members of the osage tribe in the united states are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major f b i. With leonardo dicaprio robert de niro.
In summer 2019 it was confirmed that robert de niro will star alongside dicaprio. Time magazine listed killers of the flower moon as one of its top ten non fiction books of 2017. Killers of the flower moon 2021 cast and crew credits including actors actresses directors writers and more.
In october 2018 it was announced that dicaprio and scorsese were re teaming for a film adaptation of david grann s killers of the flower moon about the osage indian murders. Grann s killers of the flower moon which was released in 2017 tells the real life story of the osage native americans in the 1920s. The osage murders and the birth of the fbi is the third non fiction book by the american journalist david grann.
After outsiders found oil deposits under their land several. Killers of the flower moon. The book is currently planned for production as a film directed by martin scorsese and set to star robert de niro and leonardo dicaprio.