British drama film Macbeth starring actor Michael Fassbender has released its first teaser trailer. Based on the short tragedy play written by William Shakespeare, the story sees the rise and fall of warrior Macbeth who goes out of his way to make the prophecy of his life come true. The trailer builds quite some hype and takes us through the journey of Macbeth from beginning to almost the end giving us the entire summary of the film.
The plot of the film sees Macbeth, who is a sworn soldier in King Duncan’s army. When three witches foresee that he is destined to become the king, Macbeth chooses to be a turn-cloak and kills the king in his sleep. Driven by his wife Lady Macbeth, the once loyal warrior snatches his kingship through bloodshed only to face the wrath of his enemies. Looking at the cast of the film and the reputation of its filmmakers, it won’t be a surprise if Macbeth finds its way to the next Oscars.
Macbeth stars Michael Fassbender as Macbeth, Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth, David Thewlis as King Duncan, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor and Elizabeth Debicki amongst others. Directed by Justin Kurzel the film has been produced by Iain Canning, Laura Hastings-Smith and Emile Sherman. Screenplay has been done by Todd Louiso, Michael Lesslie and Jacob Koskoff. The film was first premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Macbeth will hit theaters on October 2, 2015 in UK.