Coriolanus Trailer (UK)
Here’s the trailer for Coriolanus, a film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy of the same name. Ralph Fiennes makes his debut as a director in the film and the screenplay is done by John Logan (Gladiator, Rango).
Coriolanus tells the story of Roman general Gaius Marcius Coriolanus (Fiennes), who is banished from Rome through manipulation and betrayal from politicians. In order to get revenge against the city, Coriolanus offers his services to his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler).
The rest of the cast includes Brian Cox as Senator Menemius, Jessica Chastain as Coriolanus’ wife Virgilia and Vanessa Redgrave as Volumnia, mother of Coriolanus.
Coriolanus was premiered during the 61st Berlin International Film Festival to critical acclaim. It is set for a wide release on December 2, 2011 (USA).