Napoleon 2023 is an upcoming epic historical drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa. Based on the true story of Napoleon Bonaparte, primarily depicting the French leader’s rise to power as well as his relationship with Empress Joséphine, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix (who is also a producer) as Napoleon and Vanessa Kirby as Joséphine.
The film is scheduled to be released in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 22, 2023, by Sony Pictures Releasing, before streaming on Apple TV+ at a later date.
Napoleon follows the rise to power of Napoleon Bonaparte, a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution in the late 18th century. The film explores Napoleon’s military conquests, his tumultuous relationship with Empress Joséphine, and his eventual downfall.
- Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte
- Vanessa Kirby as Joséphine de Beauharnais
- Tahir Rahim as Marshal Ney
- Jessie Buckley as Désirée Clary
- Léa Seydoux as Juliette Récamier
- Hugh Quarshie as Toussaint Louverture
- Stellan Skarsgård as Paul Barras
- Marton Csokas as Talleyrand
- Diane Kruger as Marie Walewska
Napoleon is scheduled to be released in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 22, 2023, by Sony Pictures Releasing. The film will then stream on Apple TV+ at a later date.