The Scottish Play is headed for the big screen once again in Snowtown director Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth adaptation, starring Michael Fassbender as the treacherous lord-turned-king and Marion Cotillard as his scheming wife. These clips introduce the deadly pair and tease a big, beautiful battle scene.
Macbeth premieres this weekend at the Cannes Film Festival and hits UK theaters on October 2, 2015. Indiewire notes that there isn’t a US release date yet, but we can get a taste of the tone from these two clips. Up top, we see Macbeth’s coronation, and below is a battle scene. It employs slow-motion, but so far, we’re not seeing a bullet-time effect so much as the formation of a tableau:
[via Twitch Film]