First official trailer for Ridley Scott’s Last match finally dropped.
The dark historical drama set in medieval France stars Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges and Adam Driver as courtier Jacques LeGris.
According to a synopsis, LeGris is accused of raping Marguerite while her husband, knight Norman Jean de Carrouges (played by Matt Damon) is away in war.
A trial by combat is announced, with whoever is alive is declared the winner as a sign of God’s will. You can check out the trailer below.
The film is based on the 2004 book by American author Eric Jager . The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial By Combat in Medieval France.
This is the first of two Scott films released this year. House Of Gucci, also the star of Driver and Lady Gaga, will also hit cinemas on November 26.
The MGM film will follow the true story of Reggiani, who in 1998 was found guilty of orchestrating the assassination of Gucci after it was discovered that he was unfaithful. Despite initially receiving a 29-year prison sentence, Reggiani served 18 years before being released in 2016.
Gaga recently shared a photo on set with Driver.
Phoenix is was previously confirmed to play Napoleon Bonaparte in the lead role in the upcoming Apple Studios biopic. Comer is expected to play his wife Josephine.
Last match premieres in UK and US cinemas on October 15 15.
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