According to Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese immediately captivated young Lily Gladstone – the main character of Killers of the Flower Moon – to the point of revolutionizing his personal casting methods.
Killers of the Flower Moonafter an unusual preview at the Cannes Film Festival, will be in Italian cinemas starting from October 19. Last few days, Leonardo DiCaprio then he returned to talk about his colleague’s talent, Lily Gladstone. According to the star, Gladstone really Martin Scorsese immediately wonwho decided to “flip” his personal casting method to immediately hire future translator Molly Burkhart.
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Leonardo DiCaprioV Killers of the Flower Moon, plays Ernest Burkhart, a World War I veteran married to Native American Molly and nephew of greedy businessman William Hale (Robert De Niro). To the microphones British Voguethat’s why the actor talked about casting process for young star Lily Gladstonefrom the very first moment that captivated Martin Scorsese:
Lily (Gladstone) is absolutely amazing in this film. This is at the heart of the whole story. There was no script reading. Marty (Martin Scorsese) instinctively knew it was Lily. There was such sincerity in her eyes that Martin recognized her even through the computer screen. I’ve never heard of Martin meeting someone and immediately feeling this attraction, to the point where he didn’t want to wait a minute.
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Therefore, DiCaprio immediately understood the director’s intentions. After all, the two shared the set six times – in Gangs of New York, Pilot, The Departed – Good and Evil, Shutter Island, The wolf of Wall Street and, more precisely, Killers of the Flower Moon. In addition to Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone, the cast of the feature film also includes Robert DeNiro – another historical colleague of the director -, Jesse Plemons, Brendan FraserTantu Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, Janay Collins, Jillian Dion, William Bello, Jason Isbell, Louis Cancelmi, Scott Shepherd, Sturgill Simpson, Gary Basaraba, Michael Abbott Jr., David Bourne and John Lithgow. Based on a true crime novel Red Earth Killers: Business, Oil, Murder and the Birth of the FBI. Frontier story David Grann Killers of the Flower Moon chronicles the brutal murders that left the Osage Indian Nation in the 1920s following the discovery of some oil fields, focusing on the nascent FBI investigations and political fallout. After theatrical release, the feature-length film will be released in theaters. Apple TV+ catalog.