“Killers of the Flower Moon” is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by David Grann. The story is set in 1920s Oklahoma and centers around the Osage Nation murders, a series of brutal crimes against members of the Osage Native American tribe who had become wealthy from oil discoveries on their land. The movie will follow the investigation led by the newly formed FBI to uncover the truth behind the murders.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” boasts an impressive cast, with both established and up-and-coming actors. The lead roles are played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone, with Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, and Tantoo Cardinal also having prominent roles in the movie. The movie is directed by Martin Scorsese, who previously worked with DiCaprio and De Niro on “The Departed” and “Goodfellas,” respectively.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” began filming in April 2021 in various locations around Oklahoma, including the Osage Nation, where the story takes place. The production has faced some setbacks, including delays due to COVID-19 and the departure of actor Brendan Fraser due to scheduling conflicts. However, the movie is still expected to be released in 2022.