Kevin Costner’s ‘Horizon: An American Saga’ Reveals New Trailer Ahead of Tomorrow’s Cannes Premiere

Kevin Costner's 'Horizon: An American Saga' Reveals New Trailer Ahead of Tomorrow's Cannes Premiere
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Kevin Costner is one of the most recognizable names in the movie industry, without a doubt. He has starred in numerous movies, including The Untouchables, JKF, The Bodyguard, and others, but it seems that was Kevin Costner really likes is the western genre. He starred in Wyatt Earp, directed and starred in Dances with Wolves, which earned him two Oscars, and starred in the western series Hatfields & McCoys and Yellowstone, and he is currently working on a four-part movie series, Horizon: An American Saga, which is going to be set in the Civil War era, and we have just received confirmation of the first film’s epic runtime. The movie is set to premiere on May 19, 2024 at the Cannes Film Festival, and ahead of the premiere, a new official trailer has been revealed!

In short, Kevin Costner is directing, starring, and co-writing the saga, with Jon Baird joining him as co-writer. The whole series is planned to consist of four epic films exploring the expansion of the American West, with the first two premiering this year, while the third and fourth movies don’t have a release date just yet. Chapter 1 is set for a June 28, 2024 global release and has a reported runtime of 181 minutes.

Before we actually continue with our report, here is the trailer for you so that you can check it out immediately:

As you can see, there are many new scenes in the trailer that reveal the overall atmosphere of the movie, as well as the characters. From what we can deduce, the movie truly does look like a passion project for Costner, but we will know more after the first reviews come in tomorrow.

The saga will see a large ensemble cast, with the following names confirmed as of the time of writing (where there is no role indicated, it means that it is undisclosed as of the time of writing):

  • Kevin Costner as Hayes Ellison
  • Sienna Miller as Frances Kittredge
  • Sam Worthington as First Lt. Trent Gephardt
  • Giovanni Ribisi as Roland Bailey
  • Danny Huston as Colonel Houghton
  • Michael Rooker as Sgt. Major Riordan
  • Jena Malone as Ellen/Lucy
  • Michael Angarano as Walter Childs
  • Abbey Lee as Marigold
  • Jamie Campbell Bower as Caleb Sykes
  • Jon Beavers as Junior Sykes
  • Owen Crow Shoe as Pionsenay
  • Tatanka Means as Taklishim
  • Wasé Chief as Liluye
  • Luke Wilson as Matthew Van Weyden
  • Ella Hunt as Juliette Chesney
  • Tom Payne as Hugh Proctor
  • Will Patton as Owen Kittredge
  • Isabelle Fuhrman as Diamond Kittredge
  • Jeff Fahey
  • Thomas Haden Church
  • Alejandro Edda
  • Tim Guinee
  • Colin Cunningham
  • Scott Haze
  • Angus Macfadyen
  • Douglas Smith
  • Michael Provost
  • Kathleen Quinlan as Annie Pine
  • Larry Bagby
  • James Russo
  • Dale Dickey as Mrs. Sykes
  • Hayes Costner
  • James Landry Hébert
  • Dalton Baker
  • Georgia MacPhail
  • Naomi Winders
  • Austin Archer
  • Charles Baker

More information about the cast members is going to revealed soon, as we are going to know more after tomorrow’s premiere. As for the plot, the official website of the movie reveals the following:

In the great tradition of Warner Bros. Pictures’ iconic Westerns, “Horizon: An American Saga” explores the lure of the Old West and how it was won—and lost—through the blood, sweat and tears of many. Spanning the four years of the Civil War, from 1861 to 1865, Costner’s ambitious cinematic adventure will take audiences on an emotional journey across a country at war with itself, experienced through the lens of families, friends and foes all attempting to discover what it truly means to be the United States of America.

Horizon: An American Saga definitely has the potential to become a genre classic, so we will definitely keep you up-to-date with all the latest news and updates, which is why we think that you should keep following us, as we are going to bring you all you need to know as soon as it is made available!

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