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'Macbeth' trailer: Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are king and lady

'Macbeth' trailer: Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are king and lady

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard play king and lady in a new cinematic version of "Macbeth" that is hoping to get some award buzz. The movie premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first trailer, released on Thursday, has plenty of witchcraft, war and blood. "Macbeth," William Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, is about a general who is driven by a prophecy from three witches and proceeds to murder the king and take the throne of Scotland. His wife, Lady Macbeth, spurs him to continue to control power and eliminate any threat. Both go a little mad in their power-hungry struggle. Directed by Justin Kurzel, "Macbeth" is set to open in...

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