This weekend the grand premiere of the latest from Martin Scorsesethe historical mystery thriller Killers of the Flower Moonwhich has Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niroy Lily Gladstone (Certain Women, First Cow, Billions) in leading roles.
The feature film is a Apple Original Films which is distributed by Paramount Pictures in theaters globally starting this week. Posteriorly will launch on the Apple TV+ streamer worldwide.
DiCaprio and Gladstone play Mollie Kyle and Ernest Burkhart, respectively, who we see sharing the scene in a sequence recently shared by Apple TV, where they find themselves in a quiet moment as the events of the plot begin to unfold.
You can find the overview at the end of this note.
The film titled in our market as The Moon Killersis based on the best-selling novel of the same name written by David Grann, whose plot –inspired by true events– It is set in the 1920s, and tells how A series of oil murders of Native American tribesmen of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma emerged as one of the first major homicide investigations by the newly created FBI.
The film is being released in the last quarter of the year, a space that is mostly reserved for the premieres of film productions that will play an important part in the awards ceremonies at the beginning of next year.
The rest of the cast is made up Jesse Plemons, Brendan Fraser, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, y Tantoo Cardinal.
“In 1920s Oklahoma, the Osage Nation were the richest people per capita in the world, after oil was discovered beneath their lands. And then they were killed, one by one. As the death toll mounted, the newly formed FBI took up the case and unraveled a chilling conspiracy and one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.”
The script was written by Oscar winner, Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, A Star is Born, Dune).
- Scorsese’s sixth film with DiCaprio.
- Scorsese’s tenth film with De Niro.
- DiCaprio’s third collaboration with De Niro (This Boy’s Lofe, Marvin’s Room), in addition to the short film The Audition (2015).
- First film by Scorsese, DiCaprio, De Niro together.
- The feature film has a duration of almost 4 hours. The longest films in Scorsese’s filmography are: The Irishman (209 minutes), The Wolf of Wall Street (180 minutes), and Casino (178 minutes).
The project is produced by Scorsesecon And Friedkin y Bradley Thomas de Imperative Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, y Appian Way Productions, y Daniel Lupi. DiCaprio, Rick Yorn, Adam Somner, Marianne Bower, Lisa Frechette, John Atwood, Shea Kammer and Niels Juul are executive producers.