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Ridley Scott Revenge Tale ‘The Last Duel’ to Open Christmas 2020

Fox has dated Ridley Scott’s ‘The Last Duel’ — starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck — for limited release on Dec. 25, 2020. The revenge tale will open wide on Jan. 8, 2021.

Set in 14th century, “The Last Duel” is about a woman who claims she’s been raped by her husband’s best friend. But when no one believes her accusation, her husband challenges his friend to a duel, the last legally sanctioned duel in the country’s history.

Jodi Comer, who recently won the Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama for “Killing Eve,” will play the female lead. Damon and Affleck will portray the dueling friends.

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Damon and Affleck are reuniting to write the script along with Nicole Holofcener, an Oscar nominee for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” They’ll base the script off of the non-fiction book “The

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