First trailer for Martin Scorsese's new movie Killers of the Flower Moon has dropped
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The new trailer has landed for Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon.
The new crime drama is based upon the best selling non-fiction book of the same name by David Grann.
The story centres on an investigation by the FBI into a series of 1920s murders in the Osage Nation in Oklahoma.
After oil was discovered in the area, interlopers flooded in and turned to extortion and theft to get their hands on as much cash as people, before resorting to murder.
As well as DiCaprio and De Niro, the flick also stars Brendan Fraser, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone and John Lithgow.
The Apple Original flick is the sixth time we’ve seen Scorsese and DiCaprio work together, with the legendary director previously revealing why he so frequently collaborates with him.
During a recent interview with Deadline, Scorsese said: “What’s great about Leo, and it’s why we work together so often, is, he goes there.
"He goes to these weird places that are so difficult and convoluted, and through the convolution, somehow there’s a clarity that we reach.
“And usually, it’s in the expression, in his face, in his eyes. I’ve always told him this.
“He’s a natural film actor. I could shoot a close-up of him, he could be thinking of nothing, and I could intercut anything with it, and people will say, ‘Oh, he’s reacting to such and such.’
"It’s the Kuleshov experiment.
“You could do that with him. There’s something in his face that the camera locks into, in his eyes. The slightest movement, we know it.”
He added: “It’s very interesting, what goes on behind the eyes. It’s all there.”
It will also be the tenth time Scorsese has worked with his long-term collaborator De Niro.
In an interesting twist, it was actually the Taxi Driver star who first mentioned DiCaprio to Scorsese after they appeared together in 1993’s This Boy’s Life.
Recalling a conversation between himself and De Niro, Scorsese said he was told: “I’m working with this young boy. You must work with him sometime.”
He went on: “That was the first time I heard him recommend somebody to me. ‘The kid is really good,’ he said.”