According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jesse Pelmons snatched the lead role from Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s next film Killer of the Flower Moon. Polmons, who also starred in Scorsese’s final feature The Irishman, was also cast by Jordan Peel in his latest film, but according to THR, the scheduling could not be worked out.
Among the killers of Flower Moon is Scorsese’s frequent collaborator Robert De Niro. Scorsese will be collaborating with Dorprio for the sixth time and with De Niro for the tenth time.
Killers of the Flower Moon is a film adaptation of the book of the same name by David Gran. It is set in Oklahoma in the 1920s and portrays a series of murders of Osage Nation Native Americans. He was the richest person in the world due to the discovery of oil under his land. Rising numbers forced the FBI, then a new organization, and its young director, J. Edgar Hoover, to open an investigation, which revealed a serious conspiracy.
Plemons, also known for the acclaimed crime drama series Breaking Bad, will play the role of Tom White in Killer of the Flower Moon, an FBI agent leading the investigation into the murders. American-Indian actor Lily Gladstone was previously incited to play the role of Mollie Burckhardt, described as “Oise married to Ernest Burkhart”, the nephew of a powerful local runner. “
The killers of Flower Moon are made on an alleged budget of $ 200 million. It does not have a release date yet.