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Featurette for Justin Kurzel's 'Macbeth' Starring Michael Fassbender

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September 29, 2015
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Macbeth Featurette

"I had to find something that was a personal connection to me…" Film4 has debuted a new featurette for Justin Kurzel's Macbeth, the latest take on a Shakespeare play, this time starring Michael Fassbender as Macbeth and Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth. The featurette is not so much a behind-the-scenes look as it is a discussion with the cast and filmmaker behind the film, and the decisions made regarding the characters and how they'd play them in this film. It also spends plenty of time with director Justin Kurzel, who is currently in production on Assassin's Creed with Fassbender, discussion various ideas behind how they wanted to set up and pull this off. I'm still very much looking forward to seeing this Shakespeare movie.

Here's the new interview featurette (+ new posters) for Justin Kurzel's Macbeth, direct from YouTube:

Macbeth PostersMacbeth Posters

You can also still watch the official US trailer for Kurzel's Macbeth here, along with other previous trailers.

Macbeth is directed by Justin Kurzel (The Turning, The Snowtown Murders) and written by Todd Louiso (Hello I Must Be Going, Love Liza, The Marc Pease Experience), based on William Shakespeare's classic play of the same name. Set in the 11th century and using Shakespeare's original dialogue, the film follows General Macbeth (Michael Fassbender), whose ambitious wife (Marion Cotillard) urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king. Kurzel's Macbeth recently premiered as one of the films In-Competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The Weinstein Company will be releasing the film in the US. Kurzel's Macbeth opens in the UK this October, then in the US starting on December 4th.

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  • ari smulders
    this looks very good....
  • TheOct8pus
    I'd love to take a time machine, go back in time and kidnap Shakespeare to bring him to the present day to watch this movie.....like Bill and Ted. I wonder if he'd dig it?
  • Dan Hibiki
    Hot potato, orchestra stalls, Puck will make amends!

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