The official poster’s been unveiled for the dramatic film, Outlaw King, starring Chris Pine. The period drama finds Pine playing Robert the Bruce and marks the reunion of Pine with his Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie.
Mackenzie not only directed the action drama but also wrote the script along with Bash Doran (Boardwalk Empire), James MacInnes, Mark Bomback, and playwright David Harrower. Gillian Berrie and writer/director David Mackenzie served as producers. The behind the scenes team includes director of photography Barry Ackroyd, production designer Don Burt, costume designer Jane Petrie, and editor Jake Roberts.
Outlaw King was shot in Scotland. In addition to Chris Pine (the Star Trek films, Wonder Woman), the cast includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals), Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), Tony Curran (Sons of Anarchy), Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones), Billy Howle (Dunkirk), James Cosmo (In Darkness), and Sam Spruell (The Bastard Executioner).
Netflix has set a November 9, 2018 release date in limited theaters and on the streaming service. The film had its world premiere as the Opening Night Film at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 6th.
The Outlaw King Plot:
“Outlaw King tells the untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England. Despite grave consequences, Robert seizes the Scottish crown and rallies an impassioned group of men to fight back against the mighty army of the tyrannical King and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales.”