Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled Gets an Intense Trailer


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“What have you done to me, you vengeful bitches?”

The Beguiled marks an interesting point in Sofia Coppola’s career, as it will be the first time since The Virgin Suicides that she is adapting a novel rather than writing an original screenplay. Thomas Cullinan’s The Beguiled, which was adapted by Don Siegel in 1971 and starred Clint Eastwood, has been remade with an arguably more flashy cast that includes Colin Farrell, Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Angourie Rice, and Oona Laurence.

Farrell plays an injured Union soldier taken in by a group of girls at a Confederate boarding school. Farrell cons his way into each of the lonely women’s hearts, and ultimately they turn on him.

The Beguiled opens June 23.



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