Sony has a lot of confidence in Antoine Fuqua’s western The Magnificent Seven. they are pushing it into awards contention by debuting it on closing night of the Venice Film Festival. That will be two days after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
The Magnificent Seven is a remake of the 1960 film with the same name. Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
It stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Vincent D’Onofrio. It is scheduled to be released in regular theaters and IMAX on September 23rd.