We’ve seen images of Exodus: Gods and Kings, the upcoming biblical epic from director Ridley Scott, and now the first trailer for the movie has been released online.
The movie is a retelling of the story of Moses, with Christian Bale stepping into the role once played by Charlton Heston in 1956’s The Ten Commandments. It also stars Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley.
You can watch the first trailer and read a synopsis below.
From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state-of-the-art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Exodus: Gods and Kings will be released on December 12th, 2014.