LEONARDO DICAPRIO AND MARTIN SCORSESE TEAM UP FOR ‘KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON’ PROJECT!

Together again!

They began an award-winning partnership with 2002’s Gangs of New York, followed by hits like The Departed and The Wolf of Wall Street, and now, Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are joining forces again for a new film adaptation of the David Grann bestseller, Killers of the Flower Moon.

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Eric Roth (A Star Is Born, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) will pen the screenplay, with production expected to get underway in summer 2019.

The story is set in 1920s Oklahoma, where the Osage Native American murders occurred. Once the wealthiest people in the world after striking oil on their land, the Osage people were systematically murdered in an FBI case that unearthed a conspiracy.

DiCaprio is currently shooting Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Scorsese is shooting the Netflix project, The Irishman, with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

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