Denzel Washington never sees his films again: "I don't look back"

The actor stars in Joel Coen’s new film starring Frances McDormand.

In full promotion of his new film The Tragedy of Macbeth realized by Joel coen and available on Apple TV +, Denzel Washington explained in the lines of Extra that he never looked at the productions in which he had turned, except in exceptional cases. A common practice in the cinema, but which the actor justified by saying “do not look back and focus on the future”.

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“No, I never look back. I watch a scene if it is on TV, but I never watched any of my films from start to finish. (…) The last film I have watched from start to finish was Macbeth, to get ready to talk about it. But I don’t look back, I look forward “, explains Washington, famous for his past performances in Glory Where Malcolm X.

Today in the cast of Joel Coen’s new solo film, the actor plays King Macbeth, created by William Shakespeare, alongside Frances McDormand as his wife, in a feature film shot in black and white. The pitch: With its crows, its cloudy skies and its door handle resembling a sharp knife, the video evokes in a few shots the macabre aspect of the story. Follow a succession of crises and bloody murders, taking place in impressive expressionist settings. A first trailer already teases the upcoming adaptation on Apple TV +:

Joel Coen’s Macbeth was shot in black and white

The Tragedy of Macbeth, by Joel Coen, released on January 14, 2022 on Apple TV +. 1h45.

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