Joel Coen reveals why he made 'Macbeth' without his brother
What you need to know
- Joel Coen, the director of "The Tragedy of Macbeth," sat down for an interview about the film.
- The director revealed why he made the film without his brother Ethan.
- He also talked about bringing the film to streaming.
"The Tragedy of Macbeth" is set to debut on Apple TV+ this Friday and, ahead of its premiere, director Joel Coen sat down with the LA Times for an interview.
In the interview, Coen revealed that his brother Ethan, who is usually his directing partner, was not interested in making a film like "Macbeth," so he knew he needed to do this one by himself.
Coen also talked about bringing the film to Apple TV+. The director said that streaming is a new medium that supports creators like himself to be able to make films that many studios would not take the risk with.
If you haven't seen the trailer for the film, you can check it out below:
"The Tragedy of Macbeth" will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, January 14. If you'd like to watch the film in the best quality possible, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022.
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