In the new trailer for this fall’s Oscar-bait historical drama “Darkest Hour,” Gary Oldman’s Winston Churchill will not back down when threats are imminent.
“We are in the preliminary stage of one of the greatest battles in history,” he says in voiceover.
Churchill was appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1940.
In the trailer, Churchill faces one of his most difficult decisions yet whether to negotiate a peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or fight against them. As the Allied army was cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk and the Nazi forces were advancing, the threat of an invasion loomed.
“We shall never surrender!” Churchill says in the trailer.
Directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement”), the film also stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn. It was written by Anthony McCarten (“The Theory of Everything”).
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“Darkest Hour” will be released in select cities on Nov. 22.
Watch the trailer above.
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