Cymbeline (2014)

About the film . . .

  • Plot synopsis: Cymbeline unfolds as an epic battle between dirty cops and a drug dealing biker gang set in a corruption-riddled 21st century America. In the vein of Sons of Anarchy and in the style of Romeo + Juliet, Cymbeline is a fresh take on a universal story of love, betrayal and revenge.

  • Wikipedia page for the original play

  • Release date: 2014

  • From @MillaJovovich:

    • Who's that lurking?! (Anton Yelchin n i on set filming Shakespeare's "Cymbeline") (Aug 27)
    • Playing "the Queen" in Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" directed by Michael Almereyda

  • Press:

    • Deadline: Michael Almereyda's Cymbeline has a King in Ed Harris and now it has its Queen in Milla Jovovich. The actress has been added to the cast of the biker gang and bad cops update of the William Shakespeare play with Harris, Ethan Hawke and Penn Badgley. In the play, the Queen schemes to move her own son from a previous marriage onto the throne at the expense of the orphan Posthumus and the King's daughter. Badgley will play Posthumus in the new version of Cymbeline. (August 8, 2013)


Credits

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Directed by Michael Almereyda
Written by William Shakespeare

Cast (partial)
Milla Jovovich .... Queen
Ethan Hawke .... Iachimo
Penn Badgley .... Posthumus
Ed Harris.... Cymbeline

Plot summary: Cymbeline unfolds as an epic battle between dirty cops and a drug dealing biker gang set in a corruption-riddled 21st century America. In the vein of Sons of Anarchy and in the style of Romeo + Juliet, Cymbeline is a fresh take on a universal story of love, betrayal and revenge.

Release date: 2014