This week at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, France, Apple Original Films, in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, hosted the world premiere of the highly anticipated drama, “Napoleon,” premiering globally in theaters on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
Attendees at the premiere event included stars Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby and Tahar Rahim, as well as director Ridley Scott, producers Kevin J. Walsh, Mark Huffam, executive producer Michael Pruss, cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, production sound mixer Stéphane Bucher and more.
Napoleon” is a spectacle-filled action epic that details the checkered rise of the iconic Napoleon Bonaparte, played by Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix. Against a stunning backdrop of large-scale filmmaking orchestrated by legendary director Ridley Scott, the film captures Bonaparte’s relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his one true love, Josephine, showcasing his visionary military and political tactics against some of the most dynamic practical battle sequences ever filmed.
Hailing from Apple Studios, “Napoleon” is directed and produced by Ridley Scott through Scott Free Productions and written by David Scarpa. Producers are Kevin J. Walsh, Mark Huffam, Joaquin Phoenix and executive producers are Raymond Kirk, Aidan Elliott and Michael Pruss. The film also stars Vanessa Kirby, Tahar Rahim, Mark Bonnar, Rupert Everett and Youssef Kerkour.
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MacDailyNews Take: We’re waiting patiently for the director’s cut on Apple TV+!
See also: Apple TV+ will stream Ridley Scott’s epic 4-hour director’s cut of ‘Napoleon’ – October 9, 2023
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