WHO’S IN IT?
Denzel Washington (Training Day), Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (Cake), Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Byung-hun Lee (Terminator Genisys), Martin Sensmeier (Lilin’s Brood), Vincent D’Onofrio (Men in Black), Peter Sarsgaard (An Education), Haley Bennett (Marley and Me), Matt Bomer (The Nice Guys), Luke Grimes (Fifty Shades of Grey), Sean Bridgers (Room), Billy Slaughter (The Campaign), Cam Gigandet (Easy A), Vinnie Jones (Mean Machine)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer), director; Richard Wenk (The Expendables 2) and Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective), writers; Roger Birnbaum (Balls of Fury) and Todd Black (The Pursuit of Happyness), producers; Simon Franglen (Friday) and James Horner (Titanic), composers; Mauro Fiore (Avatar), cinematographer; John Refoua (Olympus Has Fallen), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
The town of Rose Creek is ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Sarsgaard), and in their desperation the townspeople turn to a group of outlaws to help fight off Bogue and his evil henchmen. They include bounty hunter Sam Chisolm (Washington), gambler Josh Farraday (Pratt), outlaw Vasquez (Garcia-Rulfo), sharpshooter Goodnight Robicheaux (Hawke), assassin Billy Rocks (Lee), Comanche warrior Red Harvest (Sensmeier), and tracker Jack Horne (D’Onofrio). Together, these seven men find themselves fighting for more than just money if they are to defeat Bogue for good…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The biggest and starriest Western movie of the year, Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven – itself a remake of Seven Samurai – pulls out all the stops when it comes to big-screen entertainment.