Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming original film, The Power of the Dog, starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
“Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.”
Based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Savage, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Phil Burbank, Kirsten Dunst as Rose, Jesse Plemons as George Burbank, Thomasin McKenzie as Lola, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Peter, Keith Carradine as Governor Edward, and Francis Conroy.
Directed by Jane Campion, the film follows Phil Burbank (Cumberbatch) and his brother, George (Plemons), owners of a large farm in Montana. The two are pitted against each other when George gets married to Rose (Dunst).
The film will premiere in select theaters November 17 and on Netflix December 10.