It seems like the trio of Scorsese, DiCaprio, and DeNiro has finally found something to work together on.As reported by Deadline, they might come together for the film adaptation of David Grann's crime thriller 'Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders' And 'The Birth Of The FBI.'
Imperative Entertainment is working right now to put together some A-listers for the big screen and all the three Hollywood artists are seriously considering the movie.Imperative partners Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas are producing the flick.The studio landed the rights to Grann's book last year for a cool 5 million USD in a bidding war.
Scorsese and DeNiro are currently huddling on 'The Irishman' at Netflix.The 'Silence' helmer and Leonardo DiCaprio have worked together multiple times before, in movies like 'Gangs of New York,' 'The Aviator,' 'Shutter Island' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' while De Niro and Scorsese, have teamed on films as 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Taxi Driver'.
The story focuses about multiple murders of members of the Osage Indian tribe in Oklahoma that occurred after they found oil on their lands.It is about conspiracy, greed, and murder in the Indian nation - so bad the federal government had to step in.
It also chronicles the rise of J. Edgar Hoover, who led the investigation into the murders and ended up making a name for himself.According to Deadline, the deal is still at an early stage and no one involved would comment.