Killers of the Flower Moon: New Trailer Promises A Gripping True-Crime Thriller

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By Iron Man

“Killers of the Flower Moon,”, the highly anticipated film by Martin Scorsese is creating significant buzz as one of the most talked-about releases of the year. Paramount and Apple recently unveiled the second trailer of starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, and Lily Gladstone starrer “Killers of the Flower Moon,” offering a tantalizing glimpse into the world crafted by Martin Scorsese.

As the trailer unveils the captivating storyline and impressive performances, audiences are eagerly anticipating the release of this gripping true-crime thriller set in 1920s America.

A Glimpse into a Gripping Tale

Killers of the Flower Moon: New Trailer Promises A Gripping True-Crime Thriller

The trailer hints at a compelling narrative that revolves around the true story of the Osage Nation murders in 1920s Oklahoma. It showcases the dark underbelly of a captivating crime saga, highlighting themes of greed, betrayal, and the pursuit of justice. With its stunning cinematography, the trailer captures the essence of the era, immersing viewers in the atmospheric setting of the Osage Nation.

At the heart of this epic western crime saga lies a compelling romance between the characters portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone. In an intriguing opening scene from the trailer, Leonardo’s character, a white man, poses a thought-provoking question to Lily’s character, a Native American, asking about the color of her skin. Her poignant response, “My color,” sets the stage for a richly layered period drama that delves into themes of racial politics, history, romance, rebellion, and betrayal.

About the Plot

Still from Killers of the Flower Moon helmed by Martin Scorsese

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is a film adaptation of David Grann’s non-fiction book of the same title, published in 2017. The story revolves around the Osage Nation during the early 20th century, a time when their sudden wealth from oil reserves attracted the attention of opportunistic outsiders.

These interlopers resorted to manipulation, extortion, and even murder in their relentless pursuit of the Osage’s riches. Based on true events, the film presents a compelling western crime saga where genuine love encounters unimaginable betrayal.

In the film adaptation, we embark on a riveting journey following the relentless investigation led by Agent Tom White, an FBI agent entrusted with unraveling the truth behind the murders.

As a white agent delving into the case, White encounters the harsh realities of racial prejudice within his own ranks and must navigate the deep-seated biases prevalent in the local community. His quest for justice necessitates overcoming these challenges, exposing the hidden culprits, and ensuring the perpetrators face the consequences of their heinous crimes.

Production Team and Stellar Cast

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is being produced alongside Imperative Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, and Appian Way. Martin Scorsese serves as a producer, along with Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, and Daniel Lupi. The film also features a notable lineup of executive producers, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Rick Yorn, Adam Sommer, Marianne Bower, Lisa Frechette, John Atwood, Shea Kammer, and Niels Juul, who contribute to the film’s development and success.

Killers of the Flower Moon: New Trailer Promises A Gripping True-Crime Thriller

The film boasts a stellar cast that brings depth and authenticity to their roles. Leonardo DiCaprio leads the ensemble, portraying Ernest Burkhart, a white man. Alongside DiCaprio, the incomparable Robert De Niro showcases his acting prowess, while Lily Gladstone captivates with her nuanced performance.

The ensemble cast also features Jesse Plemons, Tantoo Cardinal, John Lithgow, Brendan Fraser, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Louis Cancelmi, Tatanka Means, Michael Abbot Jr., Pat Healy, Scott Shepard, Jason Isbell, and Sturgill Simpson. Each actor contributes to the film’s compelling narrative, immersing viewers in the story of “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

Release Dates

“Killers of the Flower Moon” will release in US cinemas on October 20, 2023. Following its theatrical release, the film will be available for streaming on Apple TV+.

Watch the trailer below:

“Killers of the Flower Moon” promises to be a compelling and thought-provoking film that explores the darker side of the American dream. With its stellar cast, beautiful cinematography, and a captivating storyline inspired by true events, this true-crime thriller is a must-see for fans of the genre. As the release date approaches, anticipation continues to build for this highly anticipated film. Get ready to immerse yourself in the gripping world of “Killers of the Flower Moon.”