Michael Fassbender's Macbeth First Look Poster

September 16, 2015 16:23 IST 1 of 1
Macbeth is an upcoming Hollywood film directed by Justin Kurzel and written by Jacob Koskoff, Todd Louiso and Michael Lesslie. It is based on William Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Macbeth and it stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor, Elizabeth Debicki and David Thewlis in the lead roles. The Weinstein Company has acquired US and Canadian distribution rights to the film from Studio Canal. The film received a 10-minute standing ovation at the end of its screening at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. It is scheduled for a release on 2 October in United Kingdom and 4 December in United States.