Official character posters for the new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth,’ directed by Justin Kurzel.

‘Macbeth’ is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful reimagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare’s most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war torn 11th Century Scotland.

Directed by Justin Kurzel (‘Snowtown’), the adaptation stars Michael Fassbender (‘Frank,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Shame’), Marion Cotillard (‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘The Immigrant,’ ‘La Vie en Ros’), Paddy Considine (‘The Double,’ ‘Dead Man’s Shoes,’ ‘The World’s End’), David Thewlis (‘The Fifth Estate,’ ‘The Zero Theorem,’ ‘War Horse’), Sean Harris (‘Deliver Us from Evil,’ ‘A Lonely Place to Die,’ ‘Prometheus’), Jack Reynor (‘Transformers: Age of Extinction,’ ‘Delivery Man,’ ‘What Richard Did’), and Elizabeth Debicki (‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘The Great Gatsby,’ ‘A Few Best Men’).