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Joel Coen's 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' is coming soon to Apple TV Plus

Apple A24 Tragedy Macbeth
Apple A24 Tragedy Macbeth (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has landed "The Tragedy of Macbeth."
  • Academy Award-winner Joel Coen is set to direct the film.
  • Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand will star.

Joel Coen's next film is coming to Apple TV+.

Today, Apple announced (opens in new tab) that "The Tragedy of Macbeth" will come to its streaming service after its theatrical release through a partnership between Apple Original Films and A24. Academy Award-winners Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand are set to star in the drama.

Apple Original Films and A24 announced today they will partner on the release of the eagerly anticipated drama "The Tragedy of Macbeth," the latest film from Academy Award winner Joel Coen and starring Academy Award winners Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. The film will be released in theaters worldwide later this year ahead of a global launch on Apple TV+.

In addition to directing and starring, Coen and McDormand will also produce the film.

The cast of "The Tragedy of Macbeth" also includes Bertie Carvel, Alex Hassell, Corey Hawkins, Kathryn Hunter, Harry Melling and Brendan Gleeson. The film reunites frequent Coen collaborators including Bruno Delbonnel as the cinematographer, Mary Zophres as costume designer and a score from Carter Burwell. In addition to directing, Coen produces the film alongside McDormand and Robert Graf.

Apple Tv Plus On The Rocks

Apple Tv Plus On The Rocks (Image credit: Apple TV+)

This isn't the first time that Apple and A24 have teamed up for a project. The two studios have already released "On the Rocks" and "Boys State" and are also working on "The Sky Is Everywhere."

Apple Original Films and A24's critically acclaimed features include "On The Rocks," from Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola, and starring Rashida Jones and Bill Murray; the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner "Boys State," which also won two Critics Choice Documentary Awards and the SXSW Louis Black "Lone Star" Award; and the upcoming YA adaptation "The Sky is Everywhere," directed by Josephine Decker and starring Grace Kaufman, Cherry Jones and Jason Segel.

It is currently unknown when "The Tragedy of Macbeth" will premiere on Apple TV+. If you want to ensure you watch the streaming service in its highest quality, check out our list of the Best Apple TV in 2021.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.