Martin Scorsese rewrote Killers of the Flower Moon and changed Leonardo DiCaprio’s role

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Martin Scorsese rewrote ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ and changed Leonardo DiCaprio’s role because over fears he was “making a movie about all the white guys”. The ‘Taxi Driver’ director teamed up with Eric Roth to pen the script for the film based on David Grann’s 2017 book of the same name – which focused on the FBI investigation into the murders of Osage Native Americans in Oklahoma throughout the 1920s – with DiCaprio playing head investigator Tom White. However, Scorsese ended up completely over-hauling the script and changing the story’s focus onto the character of Ernest Burkhart and his…

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