Watch: International trailer for Michael Fassbender in Macbeth

StudioCanal has released an international trailer for Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth, based on William Shakespeare’s play of the same name.

The film the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. With his wife whispering secrets in his ear he is set on an ambitious and reckless path to seize power.

Kerry native Michael Fassbender stars as the eponymous general, with Marion Cotillard as his Lady. The film also stars Jack Reynor, Sean Harris, Paddy Considine, David Thewlis, and Elizabeth Debicki.

Macbeth is out in Irish cinemas on October 2nd.


Macbeth is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader (Michael Fassbender) brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a reimagining of what wartime must have been like for one of Shakespeare’s most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition, set in war torn Scottish landscape.