Actor Jesse Plemons will star in the book adaptation

Killers of the Flower Moon

for Apple Studios,

The Hollywood Reporter

reports

Wednesday.

He will be seen alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, who were previously confirmed for Martin Scorsese's film.

The story of

Killers of the Flower Moon

is based on the book of the same name by David Grann and is about the Oklahoma of the 1920s, where oil was found.

The population was then killed one by one.

After the death toll soared, the newly formed FBI took up the case.

The case is one of the greatest crime cases in American history.

Plemons plays Tom White, the FBI's chief detective who is investigating the case.

That role was previously filled by DiCaprio, who will now play a different character.

The 32-year-old actor has previously appeared in series such as

Breaking Bad

and

Fargo

.

He previously worked with Scorsese for the movie

The Irishman

(2019).

It is not yet known when the film will be released.