That movie that Matt Damon shot here in Ireland alongside Jodie Comer, Adam Driver and Ben Affleck, now has a trailer. The movie is titled 'The Last Duel' and its director is Ridley Scott, who helmed the epic 'Gladiator' and, more recently, 'The Martian', also starring Damon.
The screenplay for 'The Last Duel' is penned by Nicole Holofcener, Affleck and Damon. The latter two previously collaborated on the award-winning script for 'Good Will Hunting'.
The movie is adapted from the book 'The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France' by Eric Jager.
Set in 14th-century France, Marguerite de Thibouville (Comer) claims she's been raped by her husband's best friend (Driver).
Her husband, knight Jean de Carrouges (Damon), challenges his friend and squire Jacques Le Gris, to trial by combat.
Alex Lawther ('The End of the F***ing World') plays King Charles VI, who orders this last legally sanctioned duel in France's history.
Blonde Affleck Ben Affleck plays Count Pierre d'Alençon.
Locations for shooting in Ireland included Bective Abbey, County Meath and Cahir Castle, County Tipperary, as well as other areas across Dublin and Wicklow.
Shooting also took place in Dordogne and Burgundy in France.
There were numerous delays across the production due to the pandemic.
They wrapped filming in Ireland last October.
The release date for 'The Last Duel' is 15 October, 2021.
Watch the trailer above.