Killers of the Flower Moon will first release in limited theaters on October 6, 2023.
Members of the Osage tribe in northeastern Oklahoma are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s, sparking a major FBI investigation directed by a 29-year-old J. Edgar Hoover and former Texas RangerTom White, described by Grann as "an old-style lawman."
Killers of the Flower Moon is an upcoming American Western crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and with a screenplay by Eric Roth and Scorsese, based on the best-selling 2017 non-fiction book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. Its plot centers on a series of Oklahoma murders in the Osage Nation during the 1920s, committed after oil was discovered on tribal land.
The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, who also serves as producer, alongside Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone, Brendan Fraser, and John Lithgow.
It marks the seventh collaboration between Scorsese and DiCaprio as well as the eleventh collaboration between Scorsese and De Niro.Killers of The Flower Moon is produced by Scorsese's Sikelia Productions and DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions and distributed by Paramount Pictures, with its $200 million budget reportedly the largest amount ever spent on a film shot in Oklahoma. The film will have its world premiere at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in May 2023. and is scheduled to be released in select cinemas on October 6, 2023, before going wide in the United States on October 20, 2023, by Paramount Pictures. It is also scheduled for an unspecified streaming release on Apple TV+.