DreamWorks Pictures' "War Horse", director Steven Spielberg's epic adventure, is a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War.
DreamWorks have liberated this debut trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming epic adventure ‘War Horse.’ 2011 see’s the legendary director release two films, the motion-capture ‘The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,’ and the more dramatic ‘War Horse.’ The latter has already been described as a contender come awards season, from the looks of this trailer I can certainly see why. ‘War Horse’ is an adaptation of the acclaimed Michael Morpurgo novel of the same name – it has also been adapted by the London National Theatre into a hugely successful stage play.
The film follows a young boy named Albert and his beloved farm horse Joey during the outbreak of WWI. Joey is sold to the British cavalry by Albert’s father and dispatched to the front lines, Joey begins an extraordinary journey against the backdrop of the Great War. Despite the obstacles he faces at every step of his journey, he touches and changes each life he encounters along the way. Albert, unable to forget his friend, leaves home for the battlefields of France to find his horse and bring him home. ‘War Horse’ is set for release in the US December 28th 2011, and in the UK January 13th 2012. The film stars Jeremy Irvine, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberpatch, Patrick Kennedy, Emily Watson, Toby Kebbell, David Thewlis, Eddie Marsan, and Peter Mullan.