Killers of the Flower Moon: Why Martin Scorsese Rewrote His Upcoming Crime Drama, Explained

With the possible exception of Barbie and Oppenheimer, no other film in 2023 has generated as much anticipation, and certainly Academy Award speculation, as Martin Scorsese’s new film, the epic Western crime drama film Killers of the Flower Moon, which marks Scorsese’s sixth film collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio and the tenth film that Scorsese has made with Robert De Niro.

​ Martin Scorsese’s insistence on achieving historical accuracy with Killers of the Flower Moon inspired him to rewrite the film’s script.