Get Ready: Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio Have A New Film In the Works

Martin Scorcese and Leonardo DiCaprio are back.

In tandem, they’re working on the director’s next project after The Irishman (due out next year).

The upcoming film is an as-yet-untitled adaptation of the true-crime thriller, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

Scorsese wants to start shooting the film in spring 2018. Groundwork is still being set for the film. Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth, known for his works like Forrest Gump and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, has drafted a script for the tentative film.

Scorsese wants to go to Oklahoma too to begin location scouting.

Set in the 1920s, the book focuses on a slew of murders of members from the Osage in Oklahoma, once oil was uncovered underneath their land. The string of murders was one of the FBI’s earliest crucial homicide investigations.

This would make for Scorsese and DiCaprio’s sixth feature collaboration, following Gangs of New YorkThe Aviator, The DepartedShutter Island, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

[via Variety]

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