The 2007 Academy Award Winner Martin Scorsese, who won the Oscar Best Director trophy for his film The Departed, teases his new film’s trailer this Friday. Yes, you heard that right. Here we’re shedding light on the Killers of the Flower Moon trailer aired on 19th May 2023 and glimpsed fans a true story of the Osage Murders. Killers of the Flower Moon, a Western crime drama film, is based on the 2017 non-fiction book of the same name by David Gran.
Set in the 1920s, Oklahoma, Killers of the Flower Moon chronicles the story of the Osage murders, a series of brutal killings in the US state later known as the Reign of Terror.
Surprisingly, this Martin Scorsese film is the eighth film from the director which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival on 20th May 2023, ahead of its theatrical release. Although, this time the crime thriller was presented out of competition. But since we are not fortunate enough to glimpse the movie before October 2023, the first trailer dropped from the film gives us an idea of what we can expect from this gripping crime drama. If you want to find out what happened in the Killers of the Flower Moon trailer, who are the Killers of the Flower Moon cast and when will the movie explode in theatres, continue reading this write-up for a few more minutes.
Greed is an Animal That Hunger For Blood Flashes the Killers of the Flower Moon Trailer
Killers of the Flower Moon trailer centers around the Osage murders, and one of its flashes reads- Greed is an Animal. That Hungers for Blood sets the tone for the crime thriller. The trailer released on 19th May 2023 is full of brutal murders, a dark past, and foreboding imagery.
As the video progresses, we see the Killers of the Flower Moon casting members who play Osage residents being killed and left to rot in the wilderness. Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays Ernest Burkhart, the nephew of the crime boss William Hale becomes intertwined in the mysterious murder case. After the 2012’s The Wolf of Wall Street, it’s been 12 years since Leonardo last worked with Martin Scorcese.
Lily Gladstone plays the paramour of DiCarpio’s Burkhart Mollie Kyle, who is mostly seen in terror following the Osage murders glimpsed in the Killers of the Flower Moon trailer.
Robert De Niro essays the role of Burkhart’s uncle William Hale in the Western crime drama. Hale is a wealthy oilman who aims to cease control over the Osage tribe. In the Killers of the Flower Moon trailer, his character is shown as the well-loved figure of Osage County and is even called the King of the Osage Hills.
Jesse Plemons, who plays Tom White, an FBI agent, investigates the Osage murders case and doubts William Hale is the mastermind for all the Osage murders. However, the truth is yet to reveal. We must watch the movie in theatres to know what it is and what led the culprit to take so many lives of Osage.
Directed by Martin Scorsese and Screenplay by Eric Roth and Scorsese, the film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons, Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, and Jillian Dion in the lead role.
Hailing from Apple Studios, Killers of the Flower Moon was produced alongside Imperative Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, and Appian Way. Producers are Scorsese, Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, and Daniel Lupi.
Meanwhile, DiCaprio, Rick Yorn, Adam Somner, Marianne Bower, Lisa Frechette, John Atwood, Shea Kammer, and Niels Juul served as executive producers.
The Western crime drama film is scheduled to be released in US theatres on 6th October 2023. Mark the date in the calendar to watch the untold story of the cold Osage murders this winter.