Warner Bros. has released a trailer for the upcoming Western thriller “Those Who Wish Me Dead”, which hits theaters and on HBO Max May 14.
Based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta, the film stars Angelina Jolie as firefighter Hannah Faber and is set in the midst of a raging wildfire in the Montana wilderness. In the film, a teenage boy witnesses a murder and is pursued by two assassins, and Faber must protect him as a wildfire threatens to destroy them all.
The film is directed by Taylor Sheridan, who directed “Wind River” starring Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner and “Hell or High Water,” which won an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Sheridan also wrote the screenplay for “Those Who Wish Me Dead” with Charles Leavitt and Koryta.
In addition to Jolie, “Those Who Wish Me Dead” stars Nicholas Hoult, Tyler Perry, Jon Bernthal, Aidan Gillen, Medina Senghore, Finn Little, Jake Weber, James Jordan and Tory Kittles.
The soundtrack for the film will be composed by Brian Tyler, who received two Emmy nominations for Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow” series and the 2002 TV movie “Last Call”.
It was announced in May 2019 that New Line Cinema and Creative Wealth Media would co-fund the movie, Warner Bros. dealing with marketing and distribution worldwide.
The film is produced by Film Rites and Bron Studios. Sheridan also produces with Garrett Basch, Steven Zaillian and Aaron L. Gilbert and Kevin Turen of Bron Studios. Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media, Kathryn Dean and Michael Friedman are executive producers.
Watch the trailer below.