Leonardo DiCaprio decided not to star in the new thriller-western Martin Scorsese movie “Killers of the Flower Moon”, DigitalSpy reports.
Jesse Plemons will replace the actor, known for his projects “Breaking Bad” and “Fargo”. DiCaprio will play a supporting role in the new film. Robert De Niro will also play in the film.
The film is based on the book of the same name by David Grann and follows a series of grisly murders in the oil-rich Oklahoma region.
Plemons will play the FBI investigator, and DiCaprio will become the nephew of an influential local rancher (De Niro).
DiCaprio also stars in the comedy Don’t Look Up. Together with Jennifer Lawrence, he plays astronomers who discover a meteorite flying towards the Earth. Also in the picture are Meryl Streep, Timothy Chalamet, Cate Blanchett.