Chris Pine is reuniting with Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie for Outlaw King, a grim new Netflix movie about Scottish historical figure Robert the Bruce.
The medieval King of Scots faced off against the the English army under the rule of King Edward I in an attempt to free Scotland from English occupation. Pine plays the historical figure. Outlaw King also stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, and Stephen Dillane.
Outlaw King Trailer
Here’s our first proper look at Outlaw King, which, frankly, looks as beautiful as it does violent… so just like Hell or High Water, then.
Here’s the full, official synopsis:
The untold, true story of Robert The Bruce who transformed from defeated nobleman, to reluctant King, to outlaw hero over the course of an extraordinary year. Forced into battle in order to save his family, his people and his country from the oppressive English occupation of medieval Scotland, Robert seizes the Scottish crown and rallies a ragtag group of men to face off against the wrath of the world’s strongest army lead by the ferocious King Edward 1 and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales.
Outlaw King Release Date
Outlaw King will see a premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before hitting select theaters and Netflix on November 9th.
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