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Leonardo DiCaprio Confirms Him and Robert De Niro Will Star in Martin Scorsese's Next Film

Leonardo DiCaprio confirms him and Robert De Niro will star in Martin Scorsese's next movie
January 20, 2020 - 17:08 / Sarah Schulz

Leonardo DiCaprio announced at the 2020 SAG Awards that him and Robert De Niro will be starring in Martin Scorsese's next film titled Killers of the Flower Moon. This was the first time someone from the film has actually confirmed the news!  

Two of Martin Scorsese's leading men will come together to star in the legendary filmmaker's next movie! Killers of the Flower Moon is based on David Grann's best-selling 2017 nonfiction book of the same name. The film marks the first time that Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro will star together in one of Scorsese's flicks, even though they have both individually collaborated with the director.

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New Martin Scorsese Film: Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon is about the "1920s Osage murders when several Native Americans of the Osage Nation were killed after oil deposits were discovered beneath their Oklahoma land," according to EW. "The murders lead the then-newly formed FBI to the state to investigate," the news outlet continued. The film is scheduled to begin filming in Oklahoma in spring 2020 and the screenplay will be written by A Star is Born writer, Eric Roth.

Robert De Niro accepts the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award from Leonardo DiCaprio onstage during the 26th Annual SAG on January 19, 2020

Robert De Niro was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 SAG Awards

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The announcement was made during the 2020 SAG Awards when DiCaprio had the honour of presenting De Niro with the Lifetime Achievement Award. We will keep you updated with any new details about Killers of the Flower Moon as they come. At this time, no release date has been announced.