The Tragedy of Macbeth: Release date, cast and teaser

The Tragedy of Macbeth is a drama film based on the play ‘Macbeth’ written by William Shakespeare.

Release date

The Tragedy of Macbeth is set to release in theatres on December 25, 2021 followed by a digital release on January 14, 2022.

Cast and creators

  • Denzel Washington
  • Frances McDormand
  • Corey Hawkins
  • Brendan Gleeson
  • Harry Melling

Directed by: Joel Coen

Written by: Joel Coen


“A Scottish general receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that he will one day become the King of Scotland. This leads him to kill the sitting king and take the throne for himself, after which he is wracked with paranoia and guilt, leading to an eventual descent into madness.”

Other details

This is the first instance where one of the Coen brothers will be working on a project individually.


Denzel Washington’s Lord Macbeth commits the murder which kicks off the famed story, and thereby seals his fate.

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