Shakespeare on the big screen

I was pleased to be asked voice the trailer campaign for Ralph Fiennes's directorial debut picture Coriolanus, in which he also plays the title role. It's a hard-hitting "Hurt Locker" style modern version of Shakespeare's tragedy, updated to a kind of Balkan civil war setting, but with all the original language. There are some great performances and compelling action sequences, especially early on, and the direction is amazingly assured for a first outing – quite a calling card.

Here's the trailer: