‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Called a Masterpiece by Leonardo Dicaprio, Says Costume Designer Jacqueline West

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Called a Masterpiece by Leonardo Dicaprio, Says Costume Designer Jacqueline West

Talking at a masterclass for Qatar’s Doha Movie Institute, four-time Oscar-nominee costume designer Jacqueline West couldn’t chorus herself from sharing loads of enthusiasm in the direction of Martin Scorsese’s upcoming movie, Killers of the Flower Moon.


By way of Deadline, West, who served because the costume designer on The Revenant and Dune: Half One, stated the next on the finish of breaking down her profession:


“After ‘Dune: Half One’, I had probably the most unimaginable expertise of my movie profession. I went to work with Martin Scorsese. I can’t speak about that movie but as a result of nothing has been launched however I simply must say it’s the mix of somebody I at all times wished to work with and my absolute dream undertaking. It’s known as ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ and it was brilliantly carried out not simply on my half however by all people.”


The movie was co-written by Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, and serves as an adaptation of the ebook of the identical identify by David Grann. It’s the story of the FBI investigation behind a collection of murders that happened in Osage County, Oklahoma, within the Nineteen Twenties, after large oil deposits have been discovered beneath the land. Requested to increase upon her phrases by Deadline, she added:


“My husband stated after I labored with Scorsese, ‘Okay, now you may give up. That’s the top.

It follows the ebook, and the ebook was completely fascinating. The native forged was unimaginable and the appearing, Lily Gladstone is unimaginable. The pictures have been thrilling. It seems wonderful. I watched all of it being shot however I haven’t seen any of it.”



West has labored with Leonardo DiCaprio earlier than on The Revenant, with whom she’s been fairly shut since; the costume designer revealed that after speaking to him concerning the movie, the actor described it as a masterpiece:


“I used to be speaking to Leo about it. We had lunch earlier than I got here right here. He stated, ‘Jackie, I believe we labored on a masterpiece’. I believed for Leo to say that, was one thing. He doesn’t say that evenly. He has been within the enterprise since he was slightly boy.”


Killers of the Flower Moon would be the first film that unites each of Scorsese’s muses, as Robert De Niro can be a part of the forged, albeit in a a lot smaller function than DiCaprio’s, in keeping with reviews. Jesse Plemons is reportedly the lead, joined by Academy Award winner Brendan Fraser, Lily Gladstone, and John Lithgow amongst others. Apple produced and can be distributing the movie, hopefully, this 12 months; there have been reviews in 2022 that the movie could possibly be eyeing a Cannes debut, although it hasn’t been confirmed but (Scorsese is thought for taking a very long time to edit his movies). It’s not the one main manufacturing being checked out for Cannes, with HBO contemplating a debut of their upcoming collection The Idol there, and Warner Bros. and Disney presumably taking a look at displaying off Barbie and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future, respectively, as properly.




That is additionally not the one 2023 undertaking Jacqueline West labored on, because the designer was introduced again to work with Denis Villeneuve on Dune: Half Two. In line with her, it took some convincing for her to affix the primary movie within the first place, however after listening to the director’s pitch, she couldn’t resist. West, together with your complete workforce behind the movie, have been introduced again for the sequel, which wrapped manufacturing a number of months in the past and is taking a look at a late 2023 launch. In line with her, Dune: Half Two can have a bigger scope than the primary movie, and likewise contains a knock-out efficiency by Academy Award nominee Austin Butler (Elvis):


“We made numerous costumes. In ‘Half Two’, you actually dive into the totally different worlds of Dune. We see what the emperor’s world seems like. We go to his planet. We spend numerous time on Giedi Prime, the Harkonnen planet. We spend numerous time in Stellan Skarsgård’s [Vladimir Harkonnen] world. Feyd-Rautha [Harkonnen] additionally comes into this one, brilliantly performed by Austin Butler, Elvis. He’s fairly fabulous in it,”


Dune: Half Two lands in theaters on November 3.