Ridley Scott’s “Napoleon” will have the chance to conquer more than just Western cinemas. Apple TV+ announced Thursday evening that the historical epic will premiere in Chinese theaters on December 1st.
That’s just under two weeks after “Napoleon” was released in U.S. theaters on November 22nd.
In “Napoleon,” written by David Scarpa, Joaquin Phoenix stars in a story that traces the general’s history-changing career, from his unlikely rise to power amid France’s chaotic post-revolutionary period to his reign as emperor when he was ruled by was hailed as a hero by the government and seen by everyone else as the terror of Europe until his downfall – alongside his turbulent private life. Vanessa Kirby plays Napoleon’s first wife, Josephine.
“Napoleon” is produced by Scott, Kevin J. Walsh, Mark Huffam and Joaquin Phoenix. Executive producers are Raymond Kirk, Aidan Elliott and Michael Pruss.
This film is rated R for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and strong language