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Leonardo DiCaprio's Puzzling Accent In Upcoming Scorcese Film Is Already Dividing Fans

After a teaser trailer for 'Killers of the Flower Moon' dropped, fans instantly latched on to the Oscar winner's distinct accent.

Leonardo DiCaprio on 'Killers of the Flower Moon'
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The trailer for Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone, Brendan Fraser and Robert De Niro, among others, has finally dropped.

And while the highly anticipated release hints to do the book justice - as not many do (hello, Scorsese) - one aspect viewers of the trailer just can't get over is DiCaprio's accent.

You can hear his questionable accent below.

The film recently received a nine minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival.

But chatter over DiCaprio's Oklahoma (Texas? Southern?) accent is what took Twitter by storm.

Others, though, shared only excitement.

Many claimed a baffling accent is a guaranteed indicator of a Scorsese film success.

Killers of the Flower Moon is based on the book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI written by David Grann. It follows the true story of serial murders of members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma.

The film is garnering accolades for its representation of and involvement with Indigenous peoples.

Set in the 1920s in Oklahoma, the film details the murders—also known as the Reign of Terror—of oil-wealthy members of the Osage Nation with many involving White husbands killing their Osage wives.

At the time, Indigenous nations had no recourse if non-Natives committed crimes on tribal lands. The film follows the FBI investigation into the crimes.

Until recently, only the FBI could investigate crimes against Indigenous peoples or property perpetrated by non-Indigenous people.

Killers of the Flower Moon opens in theaters on October 6.