Sony Pictures has released a two new trailers for the upcoming remake of The Magnificent Seven. The domestic trailer can be seen embedded above, and the international trailer can be seen below.
Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.
The Magnificent Seven is written by Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk. The score is by James Horner and Simon Franglen. The film is a production of LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Pictures, Pin High Productions, and Escape Artists, and will be distributed my Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Columbia Pictures. Principal photography on The Magnificent Seven began in May 2015 in Louisiana and wrapped in August 2016.
The original Magnificent Seven is a classic western released in 1960. The film was directed by John Sturges and starred Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, and Horst Buchholz. The original itself was an Old West reimagining of Akira Kurosawa’s iconic samurai film Seven Samurai.
The Magnificent Seven opens in theaters September 23, 2016.