Today brings the first images from Ralph Fiennes’ adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, a family-political tragedy set in ancient Rome. Making his directorial debut, Fiennes transplants the action to contemporary times, which explains the modern military garb in the photos. Fiennes stars as the titular character opposite Gerard Butler, who plays an army commander and nemesis of Coriolanus. The cast also includes William Hurt, Eddie Marsan, Jessica Chastain, and Vanessa Redgrave.
Hit the jump for a closer look at the behind-the-scenes pics from Coriolanus.