Napoleon Cast And Characters (Film 2023)

Napoleon movie 2023

The movie “Napoleon” an epic historical drama film is directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa. It is produced by Ridley Scott, Kevin J. Walsh, Mark Huffam, and Joaquin Phoenix. The main actors are Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby.

The cinematography is done by Dariusz Wolski, and the editing is done by Claire Simpson and Sam Restivo. The music for the film is composed by Martin Phipps. The production companies involved are Apple Studios and Scott Free Productions.

Ridley Scott is back with a historical epic, this time exploring the life of Napoleon Bonaparte—his ascent to power and reign as Emperor of the French. Joaquin Phoenix takes on the role of the infamous military commander in this big-screen biopic. Interestingly, this isn’t Phoenix’s first collaboration with Scott on portraying a tyrannical ruler; He previously played the ruthless Roman ruler Commodus in Scott’s 2000 film, Gladiator.

Napoleon Movie Release Date

The movie is distributed by Columbia Pictures through Sony Pictures Releasing and Apple Original Films through Apple TV+. It was released on November 14, 2023, at Salle Pleyel and on November 22, 2023, in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The running time of the movie is 157 minutes, and it is in English. The budget for the film is estimated to be between $130 million and $200 million.

Napoleon Movie Plot

The movie will tell the story of how Napoleon became powerful and the ups and downs of his relationship with his wife, Empress Joséphine. In an interview with Deadline, Scott explained that the film will start by showing Napoleon’s beginnings on the small island of Corsica. It will then follow his journey to becoming a very powerful leader, from being a French Army official involved in key battles during the French Revolution to becoming one of the most powerful people in the world.

Napoleon’s story is about his determined belief that he was born to rule and his struggle for power. The film will cover his rise to dominance through many battles and challenges. Despite his victories, Napoleon’s journey is far from easy. Of course, a movie about Napoleon wouldn’t be complete without highlighting his intense relationship with Joséphine de Beauharnais. The film aims to explore the thoughts, feelings, and reasons behind the actions of one of the most infamous and powerful rulers in history.

Cast Of Napoleon Movie 2023

Joaquin Phoenix 

joaquin phoenix.

Joaquin Phoenix plays Napoleon Bonaparte, a military commander who rose to power and became Emperor of France.

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby plays Empress Joséphine, Napoleon’s wife and one true love.

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim plays Paul Barras, a politician who helped Napoleon gain power.

Ben Miles

Ben Miles

Ben Miles plays Caulaincourt, a diplomat and advisor to Napoleon.

Ludivine Sagnier

Ludivine Sagnier

Ludivine Sagnier plays Thérésa Cabarrus, a socialite and noblewoman who was close to Napoleon.

Matthew Needham

Matthew Needham

Matthew Needham plays Lucien Bonaparte, Napoleon’s brother.

John Hollingworth

John Hollingworth

John Hollingworth plays Marshal Ney, one of Napoleon’s most famous marshals.

Youssef Kerkour

Youssef Kerkour

Youssef Kerkour plays Marshal Davout, another one of Napoleon’s most trusted commanders.

Phil Cornwell

Phil Cornwell

Phil Cornwell plays Sanson ‘The Bourreau’, the executioner who guillotined King Louis XVI of France.

Édouard Philipponnat

Édouard Philipponnat

Édouard Philipponnat plays Alexander I, the Tsar of Russia.

Ian McNeice

Ian McNeice

Ian McNeice plays Louis XVIII, the King of France who was exiled by Napoleon.

Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett plays Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, a British general who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

Paul Rhys

Paul Rhys

Paul Rhys plays Talleyrand, a French diplomat and statesman who served Napoleon and several other French rulers.

Catherine Walker plays Marie-Antoinette, the Queen of France who was guillotined during the French Revolution.

Gavin Spokes plays Moulin, a French general who served under Napoleon.

Mark Bonnar plays Jean-Andoche Junot, a French general who was close to Napoleon.

Anna Mawn plays the Archduchess Marie-Louise, Napoleon’s second wife.

Davide Tucci plays Lazare Hoche, a French general who fought against Napoleon.

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