Filming for “Killers of the Flower Moon” continues in Oklahoma. The Osage News is there to document the making of a film that unveils a dark period in U.S. history, when greed and evil surrounded the Osage people.

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is based on David Grann’s highly praised bestseller of the same name. Set in 1920s Oklahoma, the film depicts 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.

Director Martin Scorsese, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and a host of other actors are routinely spotted on set in Fairfax, Oklahoma.

(Related: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ first look)

DiCaprio plays Ernest Burkhart, and Lily Gladstone plays Mollie Burkhart, an Osage woman who falls in love with Ernest.

"Killers of the Flower Moon" also stars Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, as well as Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Jason Isbell, Louis Cancelmi, Scott Shepherd, Sturgill Simpson and many others.

(Related: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ announces Indigenous cast)

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Filming on the set of "Killers of the Flower Moon" in Fairfax, Oklahoma. On Aug. 5, filming of the explosion aftermath. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Shaw Duty, Osage News)
Filming continues in Fairfax, Oklahoma on the set of the upcoming film, "Killers of the Flower Moon." Director Martin Scorsese, lead actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jesse Plemons were on set July 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
Filming continues in Fairfax, Oklahoma on the set of the upcoming film, "Killers of the Flower Moon." A group pose for a photo on July 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
Filming on the set of "Killers of the Flower Moon" in Fairfax, Oklahoma. On Aug. 5, filming of the explosion aftermath. Filmmakers left the street open for onlookers, with many community residents coming out to watch. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Shaw Duty, Osage News)
On set of "Killers of the Flower Moon." Filming is set to continue through mid-September. A release date for the film has yet to be publicized. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
Actor Robert De Niro on set of "Killers of the Flower Moon." Filming is set to continue through mid-September. A release date for the film has yet to be publicized. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
Filming continues in Fairfax, Oklahoma on the set of the upcoming film, "Killers of the Flower Moon." Director Martin Scorsese, lead actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jesse Plemons were on set July 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
Filming continues in Fairfax, Oklahoma on the set of the upcoming film, "Killers of the Flower Moon," July 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Cody Hammer, Osage News)
From left, Grayhorse cook Alyssa Goodfox, Indigenous actress Cara Jade Myers, Tara Damron, Janese Sieke and Osage Nation Princess Gianna Sieke at the Grayhorse District camp on June 24, 2021. Sieke dressed Myers in Osage clothes to honor her for her work on the upcoming film, "Killers of the Flower Moon." (Photo by Cody Hammer/Osage News)
Photo caption: Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone in a scene from Martin Scorsese's highly anticipated upcoming Apple Original Film, “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Gray Horse, Oklahoma 1919. DiCaprio plays Ernest Burkhart, and Gladstone appears as Mollie Burkhart, an Osage woman who falls in love with Ernest. Early in their relationship, Mollie invites him in for a meal and they form a bond. (Photo courtesy of Apple via Osage News)
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