New ‘Macbeth’ Trailer Starring Michael Fassbender & Marion Cotillard

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, the duo who will reteam in Assassin’s Creed, star in gritty new footage for Macbeth, the new epic adaptation of the Shakespeare classic.

Fassbender and Cotillard portray the royal couple who seize power in Medieval Scotland.

Directed by Justin Kurzel, the film premiered at Cannes earlier this year to positive reactions from critics. It arrives on October 2nd in the U.K. and December 4th in the U.S. The supporting cast includes Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, David Thewlis, Jack Reynor and Elizabeth Debecki.

Watch the U.S. trailer for Macbeth below.

The trailer shows what a visual feast this is going to be.  It’s shot by Adam Arkapaw, the guy who shot “True Detective” Season 1. Arkapaw is shooting Assassin’s Creed as well.

Michael Fassbender

From the Academy Award® winning producers of The King’s Speech and acclaimed director Justin Kurzel, comes a visceral and visually breath-taking retelling of the classic tale about an ambitious Scottish lord who seizes the throne with the help of his wife. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard, MACBETH is an epic cinematic experience.