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Apple’s Killers of the Flower Moon from director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio has added the Indigenous actresses Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins and Jillian Dion to its ensemble cast.
Set in 1920s Oklahoma, Killers of the Flower Moon portrays the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror. Canadian actress Cardinal (Dances With Wolves, Godless) will play Lizzie Q, the mother of Mollie Burkhart, played by Lily Gladstone.
Myers, Collins and Dion will play the roles of Mollie’s sisters, Anna, Reta and Minnie. They join a previously announced cast for the film that includes DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons and Gladstone.
Plemons will play Tom White, the lead FBI agent investigating the murders. Gladstone’s character is an an Osage woman married to Ernest Burkhart, who is the nephew of a powerful local rancher. DiCaprio is the nephew, while De Niro is the strong-handed rancher.
Scorsese is producing and directing Flower Moon for Apple Studios and Imperative Entertainment from a screenplay by Eric Roth. Producing alongside Scorsese are Imperative’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas, and DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions.
Myers is repped by Chris Roe Management. Dion is repped by Skye Matheson at KC Talent Management. Collins is unrepresented, and Cardinal is repped by RED Talent Management.
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