The Magnificent Seven is an upcoming American western action film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and written by Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk. A remake of the 1960 western film of the same name, which in turn was a remake of the 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai, the film stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Matt Bomer, and Peter Sarsgaard.
Plot: Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to the classic story of The Magnificent Seven. As the town Rose Krick is put under the siege of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the town’s residents enlist the help of seven outlaws, headed by bounty hunter Sam Chisolm, to protect them while they prepare for the violent confrontation that is anticipated. However, upon meeting the town’s residents, the Seven find themselves fighting for much more than money.
Principal photography began on May 18, 2015, in the north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The film is set to be released in conventional and IMAX theatres on September 23, 2016.