WATCH: Luke Hemsworth to play Wild Bill in new western

2017-05-03 13:57

Cape Town – Luke Hemsworth is ready to make his mark as one of the iconic western gunslingers in his new movie. 

The older brother of Chris and Liam, Luke will play "Wild" Bill in Hickok

The story follows infamous outlaw “Wild Bill” Hickok (Hemsworth) as he attempts to escape his past by settling in the small town of Abilene, Kansas. 

The mayor (Kris Kristofferson), captivated by Wild Bill’s unparalleled gun skills, offers him a job as the town marshal. 

Attempts to protect the town are soon challenged when a band of outlaws threaten Wild Bill and the laws he administered. Among the outlaws are powerful saloon owner Phil Poe (Trace Adkins), whose relationship with Bill’s ex-lover (Cameron Richardson) stirs tension. 

Watch the trailer here:

A South African release date is yet to be confirmed.

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