Killers of the Flower Moon will be released in theaters on October 6, 2023.
Martin Scorsese has directed the Western epic crime drama film ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ which was adapted from the book of the same name by David Grann in 2017.
The plot follows a series of Oklahoma murders in the Osage Nation that take place in the 1920s following the discovery of oil in tribal lands and the investigations that follow. The film contains a large ensemble cast full of critically acclaimed artists.
When will ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ be released in theaters?
Principal photography began on April 19, 2021, and runs until October 1, 2021. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2023. Killers of the Flower Moon will be released in theaters on October 6, 2023.
Cast of ‘Killers of the Flower Moon:
The key figure in the Osage assassination, Ernest Burkhart, whose uncle was William Hale, will be played by American actors. Leonardo DiCaprio in a future movie.
As well as serving as the lead actor, DiCaprio also serves as co-producer of the film. DiCaprio earned worldwide recognition for his role as Jack in ‘Giant‘.
Other film credits of this Academy Award winning actor include ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Blood Diamond’, ‘Wall Street Wolf‘,’And Once Upon a Time in Hollywood‘ which all earned him Oscar nominations, and ‘The Revenant’ which earned him an Academy Award as Best Actor.
Other famous films he starred in were ‘Romeo + Juliet’, ‘Inception’, ‘The Departed’, ‘J. Edgar’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Don’t Look Up’, ‘Django Unchained’, ‘Revolutionary Road’, ‘Catch Me If You Can’, ‘Gangs of New York’, ‘Virunga’, ‘Shutter Island’ , ‘Marvin’s Room’, ‘Celebrity’, ‘Beach’ etc.
Robert De Niro-
As the infamous convicted assassin William Hale, we’ll find veteran American actor and Academy Award winner Robert De Niro. Niro won an Academy Award nomination for his role in the film ‘Taxi driver‘,’Deer hunter‘, ‘Awakenings’, ‘Cape Fear’, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, and ‘The Irishman’.
In 1975 he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vito Corleone in the 1974 epic crime film ‘The Godfather Part II’. In 1981 he won another Academy Award, this time for Best Actor, for his portrayal of the title character Jake LaMotta in the 1980 biographical sports drama film Raging Bull’.
Niro’s other film credits include ‘The King of Comedy’, ‘Goodfellas’, ‘New York, New York’, ‘Midnight Run’, ‘Cape Fear’, ‘Analyze This’, ‘Meet the Parents,’ The Wizard of Lies, etc.
As a character named Mollie Burkhart, American actress Lily Gladstone will be seen starring in the upcoming film. Gladstone’s previous film credits include ‘Winter in the Blood‘, ‘A Certain Woman’, ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’, ‘Walking Out’, ‘First Cow’, ‘Fancy Dance’ etc.
BOI agent Tom White, a former Texas Ranger investigating Hale, will be played by American actor Jesse Plemons in the upcoming film.
She previously starred in the films ‘Children on Their Birthdays’,’When Zachary Beaver Comes to Town‘, ‘The Homesman’, ‘Black Mass’, ‘The Program’, ‘Other People’, ‘Invention‘,’Made in America‘, ‘Hostiles’, ‘The Irishman’, ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’, ‘The Power of the Dog’, ‘Antlers’, ‘Windfall’ etc.
Canadian-American actor Brendan Fraser has been cast as corrupt lawyer Hale WS Hamilton in the upcoming film. He is the first Canadian actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.
He won this year’s award for his role as Charlie in the psychological drama film 2022′Whale‘. Fraser’s other film credits include ‘Encino Man’, ‘Still Breathing’, ‘George of the Jungle’, ‘Gods and Monsters’, The Mummy films, ‘Crash’ etc.
In the role of Attorney Leaward, two Academy Awards nominated American actor John Lithgow will star in the upcoming film.
For her respective roles as Roberta Muldoon and Sam Burns in the 1982 comedy-drama film ‘The World According to Garp and in the 1983 family comedy-drama film ‘Terms of Endearment’ Lithgow was nominated for two Academy Awards as Best Supporting Actor.
Mollie’s mother, Lizzie Q, will be played by a Canadian actress Cardinal Tanto in a future movie.
Some of the notable films in which she has previously played roles are ‘Loyalties’, ‘Divided Loyalties’, ‘Unnatural & Accidental’, ‘Falls Around Her’, ‘The Grizzlies, ‘Through Black Spruce’, ‘Angelique’s Isle’ etc.
In the role of Bryan Burkhart, we will see an American actor Shepherd Scott in a future movie. Her other film credits include ‘A Brief Reunion’, ‘Jason Bourne‘, ‘Radium Girl’, ‘First Cow’, ‘Slow Engine’ etc.
Other cast members of the upcoming film include Louis Cancelmi as Kelsie Morrison, Jason Isbell as Bill Smith, Sturgill Simpson as Henry Grammer, Tatanka Means as John Wren, Pat Healy as John Burger, Gary Basaraba as William J. Burns, Steve Eastin as Judge. Pollock, Barry Corbin as Undertaker Turton, Katherine Willis as Myrtle Hale, Gene Jones as Pitts Beatty etc.