Sienna Miller and Sam Worthington star in Kevin Costner’s epic historical drama Horizon
Sienna Miller and Sam Worthington have teamed up with Kevin Costner on his new project Horizon.
The Oscar winner, 67, has co-wrote the script for the epic historical drama, which will begin production in Utah on August 29.
In addition to his acting in the film, he will also direct, produce, and finance the large-scale story, which takes place over 15 years of expansion before and after the Civil War, according to Limit.
Passion Project: Kevin Costner, 67, is set to begin work on his passion project, Horizon, later this month. The film is expected to be the first in a trilogy about American expansion before and after the Civil War
The upcoming Western movie will mark the first time the Yellowstone star has stepped behind the camera since Open Range in 2003.
Jamie Campbell Power, 33, who plays the villainous Vecna on Stranger Things, is also listed as a cast member on IMDB.
Sienna, 40, expressed her delight at this acting, saying, ‘I am so excited to go on this epic journey with such a legendary actor and director at the helm. The story is installation. I am very honored to be a part of it.
Excited: Excited: Sienna, 40, expressed her happiness with the team saying, “I am so excited to go on this epic journey with such a legendary actor and director at the helm. The story is installation. I am very honored to be a part of it.”
Excited: Sienna Miller, 40, and Sam Worthing, 46, are excited to be involved in the project, which begins production August 29 in Utah
The 46-year-old agreed, “I am so excited and humbled to go on this wonderful and important journey with Kevin, one of the best storytellers in the industry and their inspiration.”
Expected to be the first film in a trilogy, Horizon is expected to receive the same kind of sweep as the Academy Award-winning film Dances With Wolves, which won 12 Academy Awards, including best director.
The No Way Out actor was so engrossed in preparations for the movie that he had to skip the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds Thursday at the Diamond Field of Dreams baseball stadium in Iowa’s cornfield, which was immortalized in the touching 1989 movie.
Yellowstone: Kevin starred and helped produce Yellowstone for four seasons
Directing: The last time an Academy Award winner was behind the camera was in the 2003 Open Range which won the 2004 Western Heritage Award
He was credited with paying tribute to actor Ray Liotta, who played Shoeless Joe in the film. The Emmy Award winner died in May while filming a movie in the Dominican Republic.
Sienna Miller just completed working with Scarlett Johansson and Kristen Scott Thomas at Mom’s Wedding. The film marks the directorial debut of the Three Weddings and a funeral star.
Sam Worthington will next appear on the big screen in Avatar: The Way Of Water. The much-anticipated sequel is scheduled to open in theaters on December 16.
Dances With Wolves: Kevin won a gold medal at an Oscar with his directorial debut, Dances with Wolves in the 1990s. The film won seven Oscars, including Best Director and Best Picture
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