THE BEGUILED is an upcoming western drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette), based upon the novel A Painted Devil by Thomas P. Cullinan and its 1971 film adaptation. It stars Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Emma Howard, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice, and Addison Riecke.
The story unfolds in Virginia at a girls’ school during the Civil War where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world. When a wounded Union soldier is discovered and taken in, the house is taken over with sexual tension, rivalries and an unexpected turn of events.
- via Focus Features