Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Will Start Filming in March

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Martin Scorsese‘s The Irishman is now on Netflix and can in all probability be a contender come Oscar season. However Scorsese is already transferring on to different issues. Not solely is he set to make a documentary in regards to the music scene within the 1970s, he’s additionally about to movie his subsequent function: Killers of the Flower Moon. Whereas the casting hasn’t been formally introduced but, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are each anticipated to star within the movie, which chronicles the investigation into The Osage Murders of the 1920s. In line with cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, Scorsese’s subsequent film will begin filming in March 2020.

So long as Martin Scorsese retains making motion pictures, I’ll preserve getting enthusiastic about them. I’m nonetheless reeling from The Irishman, a film I noticed on the NYFF earlier this yr, after which rewatched twice over the current Thanksgiving vacation weekend, and I can’t even think about how the director will high his newest work. However I’m positive he’ll discover a manner. Incessantly Scorsese cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto shot The Irishman, and he’s already gearing as much as movie Scorsese’s subsequent film as nicely.

Talking with Collider, Prieto confirmed that Killers of the Flower Moon will begin capturing in March 2020. Prieto added: “Proper now I’m within the technique of researching other ways of capturing it so we nonetheless have to truly meet, and I’ll present him pictures, suggest concepts. He’ll in all probability have his ideas too, however we nonetheless haven’t figured [out the tone of the film]. So, on the best way.”

Based mostly on the non-fiction e book by David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon focuses on a collection of murders concentrating on members Osage Nation in Oklahoma within the 1920s:

After oil was found beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured vehicles, constructed mansions, and despatched their kids to review in Europe.

Then, one after the other, the Osage started to be killed off. The household of an Osage girl, Mollie Burkhart, turned a primary goal. Considered one of her kinfolk was shot. One other was poisoned. And it was only the start, as an increasing number of Osage have been dying beneath mysterious circumstances, and lots of of those that dared to research the killings have been themselves murdered.

Because the demise toll rose, the newly created FBI took up the case, and the younger director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to attempt to unravel the thriller. White put collectively an undercover staff, together with a Native American agent who infiltrated the area, and along with the Osage started to reveal some of the chilling conspiracies in American historical past.

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