Kevin Costner, known widely for his role in “Yellowstone”, has now emerged in a new light in the first teaser for the Western epic “Horizon: An American Saga”. As the summer of 2024 approaches, viewers will be treated to this two-part cinematic masterpiece. The debut of Chapter I is slated for June 28, while Chapter II will hit the screens on August 16.
Sequels on the Horizon
Warner Bros Pictures has confirmed the greenlight for three sequels to “Horizon: An American Saga”. These are tentatively titled Part II, III, and IV, increasing anticipation among fans and cinema enthusiasts alike.
Costner, the 68-year-old protagonist, is seen riding a horse with a rifle in the teaser. Evident from the short clip, this Western project resonates deeply with Costner. He not only stars in the epic but has co-written, produced, and directed it. This passion project comes shortly after the actor settled a legal battle with ex-wife Christine Baumgartner.
The teaser mesmerizes with a breathtaking view of the Grand Canyon, swiftly followed by Costner, now adorned with a thick mustache, holding up his rifle and taking a shot. Dressed in a black peacoat and gray vest with a patterned scarf around his neck and a fedora, Costner’s character appears intense and captivating.
The film boasts a plethora of renowned actors. Alongside Costner, audiences will see Sienna Miller, Sam Worthington, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Michael Rooker, and many others gracing the screen. The cast promises to deliver riveting performances that will keep the viewers on the edge of their seats.
Delving into the Past
Set against the turbulent backdrop of the 1800s, specifically during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865, “Horizon: An American Saga” seeks to depict the complexities of the era. The description shared by Warner Bros. Pictures delves into the charm of the Old West and the sacrifices made to win it. Costner’s ambitious endeavor will guide viewers on an emotional roller coaster across a nation grappling with internal strife. The narrative promises to shed light on various characters attempting to understand the essence of the United States of America.
A Glimpse into Costner’s Personal Life
Recently, Costner concluded a legal battle with Christine Baumgartner, whom he married in 2004. Although the duo has parted ways, they reportedly maintain communication for the well-being of their children.
Release Amidst Rivals
“Horizon: An American Saga” will see competition upon its release. On its debut date, “Mission: Impossible 8” and “Horrorscope” are also scheduled for release. Furthermore, the 20th Century Studios’ Alien reboot is set for August 16, the same day as Chapter II’s premiere.
The two chapters of “Horizon: An American Saga” are set to open in cinemas in the summer of 2024, adding another feather to Costner’s illustrious cap. With a rich plot set in the era of the American Civil War, the film promises to be an intriguing watch for all.