Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio Re-Teaming for True-Crime Thriller ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

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Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will re-team with Leonardo DiCaprio for a film adaptation of true-crime thriller Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, Variety reports.

Flower Moon explores the murder of more than 60 wealthy Osage Indians in Oklahoma in the 1920s, the FBI’s botched investigation, and how J. Edgar Hoover began to solve the murder mystery.

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Rights to the book were purchased by film studio Imperative last year for a reported $5 million. A draft for a script was reportedly written by Oscar-winning Forrest Gump scribe Eric Roth.

The forthcoming film could start production as early as spring of 2018, according to Scorsese’s longtime production designer Dante Ferretti.

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