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Coriolanus (2011) Poster

(2011)

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Director Kathryn Bigelow decided to offer Jessica Chastain the lead role in Zero Dark Thirty (2012) after Ralph Fiennes showed her a rough cut of this film.
Paul Jesson (Brutus) previously played Coriolanus in a BBC Radio production in 1998 and appeared as the First Citizen in The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984).
Gerard Butler's first stage role was in a production of "Coriolanus". He was poked in the eye with a wooden stake during rehearsals for the play.
Ralph Fiennes played Coriolanus at the Almeida Theatre in London in 2000.
The fierce fight scene between Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes took two days to shoot.
First-ever theatrical movie version of William Shakespeare's play "Coriolanus". Besides being one of the last tragedies Shakespeare's wrote, it is also known for being one of The Bard's least-staged plays.
Two of the cast have appeared in Hannibal Lecter movies. Brian Cox played Lecter in Manhunter (1986) while Ralph Fiennes appeared in its remake Red Dragon (2002).
One line states that Coriolanus, played by Ralph Fiennes, "has grown from man to dragon." In the film Red Dragon (2002), Fiennes' character wished to become a dragon.

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