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Dark, Savage Trailer: Macbeth

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Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s darkest and yet most beloved plays – the tragedy of a man who allows his lust for power to lead him to his own destruction.

The latest film version comes from the producers of The King’s Speech and stars Michael Fassbender as Macbeth and Marion Cotilliard as Lady Macbeth.

Mabceth will be in select theaters on December 4th. check out the powerful trailer following the jump.

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Lots covered in this week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast, starting with some literary adaptations! The hosts discuss the news that Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman are gearing up for a new adaptation of Macbeth, and Kenneth Branagh will direct a live adaptation of Cinderella with Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother, and Downton Abbey’s Lily James in the title role.

After that, the crew votes Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down on a variety of film news updates from the past week! To see what topics we included, hit the jump Continue reading Fassbender and Portman in Macbeth, Branagh’s Cinderella, ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’, Preview Review of White House Down, Iron Man 3 Review