Cast & Credits:
Release date: March 13, 2015 (limited)
Director: Michael Almereyda
MPAA Rating: Rated R for some violence
Screenwriter: Michael Almereyda
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Ed Harris, Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Milla Jovovich, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Academy Award nominees Ethan Hawke (Best Supporting Actor, "Training Day," 2001) and Ed Harris (Best Actor, "Pollock," 2000) lead a powerhouse cast including Milla Jovovich, John Leguizamo, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson, Anton Yelchin, with Bill Pullman, and Delroy Lindo in a gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. Now, a drug kingpin (Harris) is driven to desperate measures in this explosive film based on Shakespeare's Cymbeline.
Did You Know?
It premiered at the 71st Venice International Film Festival on September 3rd, 2014.
It is the second modern-day Shakespeare adaptation to star both John Leguizamo and Vondie Curtis-Hall. Both previously started in Baz Luhrmann's "Romeo + Juliet" (1996) as Tybalt and Captain Prince, respectively.