Chris Pine stars in Outlaw King, a period drama based on the true story of Robert the Bruce. The official two minute trailer finds Chris Pine (Wonder Woman, the Star Trek film franchise) as Robert the Bruce leading the fight to defend the oppressed against the Prince of Wales.
The action adventure film reunites Chris Pine with his Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie. Mackenzie also wrote the script with Bash Doran (Boardwalk Empire), James MacInnes, Mark Bomback, and playwright David Harrower. The behind the scenes team includes director of photography Barry Ackroyd, production designer Don Burt, costume designer Jane Petrie, and editor Jake Roberts.
Pine’s joined in the Outlaw King cast by 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). Writer/director Mackenzie, Gillian Berrie, Richard Brown, and Steve Golin produced the drama.
Outlaw King will make its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival as the Opening Night Film on September 6, 2018. Netflix has planned a limited release in theaters and on the streaming service beginning November 9, 2018.
The 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.