Apple has released the first photos of Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated western « Killers of the Flower Moon ».
The photos show Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone as Ernest and Mollie Burkhart, a white man and an Osage- Women who fell in love with Oklahoma in the early 20th century, IndieWire reported.
At first glance, fans see a remarkably plain-looking DiCaprio, 46, who sits next to Gladstone, 34, and is heavily lit in a dining room .
The couple’s relationship forms the background for « Flower Moon », which is based on David Grann’s bestseller of the same name. The non-fiction book reports on the Osage Nation murders in which Indians were massacred in Oklahoma in the 1920s after oil was discovered on their land.
Gladstone in particular is an Indian and grew up on the Blackfeet reservation in Montana.
In addition to Gladstone and DiCaprio, a decorated supporting cast can be seen, including Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Cara Jade Myers, Janae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Jason Isbell, Louis Cancelmi, Scott Shepherd, Sturgill Simpson and many others others belong to.
Scorsese began filming “Flower Moon” on April 19th after being delayed by more than a year due to COVID-19 concerns.
« We’re very excited to have to finally be able to start production of ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ in Oklahoma, « said the director of » The Irishman « in a statement last month about the film, which he is producing and directing based on a script by himself and Eric Roth .
« Being able to tell this story in the country where these events took place is incredibly important and crucial so that we can accurately represent the time and people. »
« Flower Moon » is supposed to be from Paramount will be released in theaters with funding from Apple (which goes against Scorsese’s well-known aversion to streaming services). There is currently no release date.
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