The ‘Macbeth’ by Michael Fassbender, straddling ‘Braveheart’ and ‘Game of Thrones’


  • publishes the first trailer for the new version of Shakespeare’s classic.
  • The battle scenes and the protagonist’s face painted blue and white Oscar-winning epic reminiscent of Mel Gibson.
  • The atmosphere and characterization, meanwhile, has much in common with the successful series based on the books of George RR Martin.

Michael Fassbender

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Macbeth , the new version of Shakespeare’s classic that hit theaters in October this year, already has trailer. In it, you can see that some aspects reminiscent of movies like Braveheart or shows like Game of Thrones .

The references to the Oscar-winning film by Mel Gibson are obvious. Both frames are developed in Scotland, as in the case of the epic of William Wallace, in Macbeth will be raw scenes of war where heroes had painted face white and blue.

As for Game of Thrones , the atmosphere, costumes and characterization of the film make fans of the series HBO found many similarities between the two works. In fact, newspapers like The Washington Post and has echoed these similarities

The film, directed by Justin Kurzel, it features the Irish Michael Fassbender in the role of Macbeth, French Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth and British actor David Thewliss as. Duncan


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