A new trailer for Medieval starring Ben Foster and Michael Caine released. The film follows the story of fifteenth-century Czech icon and warlord Jan Žižka, who defeated the armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire. Jan realizes that the fate of the Empire will be decided by his love for Lady Katherine and that his fate doesn’t lie in the hands of Kings, but in the hands of his own people. watch the trailer below.
Medieval Plot Synopsis
Inspired by the true story of Jan Žižka, one of history’s greatest warriors. After the death of its reigning emperor, the Holy Roman Empire plummets into chaos while feuding brothers King Wenceslas of Czech and King Sigismund of Hungary battled for control of the empty throne. Daring and righteous mercenary leader Jan Zizka (Ben Foster) is soon hired by Lord Boresh (Michael Caine) to kidnap the powerful Lord Rosenberg’s (Til Schweiger) fiancée, Lady Katherine (Sophie Lowe), to prevent Rosenberg’s rise to power alongside the corrupt King Sigismund. Jan believes that Kings are the right hand of God and should be respected & obeyed, no matter what. As Katherine becomes caught in a dangerous political game between the monarchs, Jan falls in love with her strong spirit and dedication to saving the people.
Medieval is directed by Petr Jákl. The film is an adaptation of a story by Petr Jakl Sr. and Kevin Bernhardt. The film also stars Sophie Lowe, Til Schweiger, Roland Møller, Matthew Goode, William Moseley, Karel Roden, and Werner Daehn.
Medieval will be released in select US theaters on September 9th, arriving on VOD starting October 31st, 2022 this fall.