First Trailer: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike in Western Drama ‘Hostiles’

Scott Cooper's Western Drama

Deadline has debuted the first trailer for Scott Cooper’s new western drama Hostiles starring Christian Bale.

Bale plays a US Cavalry officer who escorts an old Indian enemy named Chief Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) and his family back to their tribal lands in Montana. The two men are joined by a suicidal widow, played by Rosamund Pike, whose entire family was slaughtered in an Indian attack.

Hostiles premiered at the Telluride Film Festival to positive reactions and will play the Toronto Film Festival next. Fox Searchlight and Annapurna have reportedly shown interest in picking up the film. Also starring Adam Beach, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane, and Q’orianka Kilcher, check out the teaser trailer below.

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1892, New Mexico – legendary Army captain Joseph J. Blocker (Christian Bale) undertakes one final mission before retirement: escort Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi), a dying Cheyenne war chief, and his family back to sacred tribal lands. After 20 years of violent struggle, this gesture of peace is as unthinkable as it is harrowing. Together they battle against a punishing landscape and the brutality of men alike, coming to the rescue of a young widow (Rosamund Pike) amidst the carnage of her murdered family. Two great warriors, once rivals across the battlefield, must learn to trust each other and find peace in an unforgiving land.