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After officially premiering at the Telluride Film Festival, the first trailer for Scott Cooper’s (Black Mass) Western Hostiles has been released. The film stars Christian Bale and tells the story of an Army Captain who escorts a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back home to the tribal lands.

The cast for Hostiles also includes Rosamund Pike, Adam Beach, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons, and Q’orianka Kilcher.

Watch the trailer below:

Below is the official synopsis for Hostiles:

Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the story of a legendary Army Captain (Christian Bale) who, after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back home to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilous journey from New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow (Rosamund Pike) whose family was murdered on the plains. Together, they must join forces to overcome the punishing landscape, hostile Comanche, and vicious outliers they encounter along the way.