Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese team up again on ‘Osage murders’ film

True-crime drama Killers of the Flower Moon explores vendetta against Native Americans over oil rights in 1920s Oklahoma, and will also star Leonardo DiCaprio

Robert De Niro is to reunite with Martin Scorsese for the second film in a row after mob drama The Irishman, as reports suggest that the director is to cast De Niro opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in true-crime thriller Killers of the Flower Moon.

According to Deadline, “an offer is imminent” for De Niro to join Scorsese’s next project, which is about the notorious “Osage Indian murders”, a string of killings in Oklahoma in the 1920s when around 60 members of the Osage nation were murdered, apparently to take control of the valuable royalties from oil discoveries on Osage land.

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