The first trailer for a Perthshire filmmaker’s Robert the Bruce epic has been released.
Movie fans were given the first look at the Outlaw King – which was made by local filmmaker David Mackenzie, who studied at Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design – on Monday afternoon.
The highly-anticipated film’s world premiere will take place on Thursday, September 6 as it opens the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
The movie, parts of which are believed to have been filmed in Perthshire, is one of Scotland’s biggest ever productions.
The historical epic, which is being distributed by Netflix, stars Star Trek actor Chris Pine in the lead role alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Florence Pugh.
Speaking last week following the TIFF announcement, Mackenzie said: “Thank you TIFF for welcoming our film into the world. The festival is the perfect launch pad for our realistic epic, and we are delighted to be the first Scottish film ever to open Toronto.
“I cannot imagine a better place to have our world premiere. Scotland and Canada’s histories are bound together, forged in the crucible of the struggles of history, bringing this day an affinity and sensibility that I hope will translate to a profound, visceral, and riotously entertaining experience.
“We have an amazing cast and crew working at the top of their game, and we are really looking forward to spreading some Scottish goodwill on the great city of Toronto.”
The film is due to open in “select” cinemas and on Netflix on November 9.