Macbeth (2015 film)
|Directed by||Justin Kurzel|
|Produced by||Iain Canning
|Written by||Jacob Koskoff
by William Shakespeare
|Music by||Jed Kurzel|
|Edited by||Chris Dickens|
The Weinstein Company
Macbeth is an upcoming British drama film directed by Justin Kurzel and written by Jacob Koskoff and Todd Louiso, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sean Harris, Paddy Considine, Elizabeth Debicki, and David Thewlis.
- Michael Fassbender as Macbeth
- Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth
- Sean Harris as Macduff
- Elizabeth Debicki as Lady Macduff
- Paddy Considine as Banquo
- Jack Reynor as Malcolm
- David Thewlis as King Duncan
Principal photography began on February 6, 2014 in Scotland. The production company behind Macbeth is See-Saw Films; the film will be distributed by StudioCanal worldwide. On October 23, 2013, The Weinstein Company acquired US and Canadian distribution rights to the film from StudioCanal.
On February 6, 2014, it was announced that the principal photography had begun on the adaptation in Scotland. The filming was set to take place for seven weeks in England and Scotland. On February 21, the filming was taking place at Hankley Common in Elstead, Surrey. Filming has also been done at Quiraing on Skye, Scotland. On February 26, film's cast and crew was spotted at the film set at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland with almost 200 extras. On March 17, Fassbender and Cotillard were spotted during the filming of some scenes at Ely Cathedral in Ely, Cambridgeshire.
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