Martin Scorsese returns with the first trailer of the same Moonflower Killersa very expensive film based on a chapter of true history, starring Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro.
Since then, Martin Scorsese the Irish He is mainly dedicated to documentary and television work. In October, the 80-year-old filmmaker will once again happily remind us how he owes his reputation as a bona fide Hollywood legend. then comes Moonflower Killers outside. A new drama film from the grandmaster, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro.
The film follows members of the Osage tribe of Oklahoma who are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s, leading to a major investigation by the newly established FBI, based on a book by David Grann with a screenplay co-written by Eric Roth. If you the Irish You thought it was too long at three hours and 29 minutes, so we have some bad news for you. Moonflower Killers It lasts three hours and 26 minutes. Just three minutes shorter. After years of brief updates on Scorsese’s passion project, he’ll no doubt get his money’s worth from it. At least, if he sees pure playing time minutes as an indication of value.
Leonardo DiCaprio in Robert De Niro
Anyway, back to the movie itself! Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Ernest Burkhart, the nephew of powerful rancher William Hale (Robert De Niro). Burkhart marries an Osage woman, Mollie, played by Lily Gladstone. Soon after, several members of the Osage Nation are killed under mysterious circumstances. The murders spark a major FBI investigation, and soon Burkhart and Hale take over. We won’t spoil the rest, but another interesting detail is that the reborn Brendan Fraser also plays a role in Moonflower Killerssuch as attorney WS Hamilton, who assists Hale.
Apple as lender
After years of broadcast news and scant updates, Apple TV+ now has the first trailer for Scorsese’s new series. epic released. Yeah, Moonflower Killers becomes Apple TV+ Original. That’s fantastic news, because without Apple as a backer, the expensive movie had may not exist: Scorsese has struggled for years to find mainstream studios willing and able to fund his expensive, prestige projects.
Fear not, though: Apple will also provide the film with a theatrical release, though there’s no word yet on specific plans for the Netherlands. The first trailer is only 90 seconds long and has no dialogue, just a voiceover from DiCaprio’s character. An ominous voiceover, we must say. “Greed is an animal that hungers for blood. Scorsese is back, and that’s great news.
From cinema to book
Moonflower Killers It will be in theaters from October 6. Already curious about the real story? Then you can now purchase the book on which Martin Scorsese based his new film, with exactly the same name as the blockbuster: Moonflower Killers.
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