Gerard Butler toting a machine gun isn't a surprise -- he did star in 'Machine Gun Preacher' earlier this year -- but his latest role as a soldier has a twist: The film is modern-day but the dialogue is pure Shakespeare. In the first big-screen adaptation of Shakepeare's play 'Coriolanus,' Butler plays the sworn enemy of Ralph Fiennes's title character, until circumstances forces Coriolanus to switch sides and seek him out as an ally. Butler spoke to Moviefone about his history with this particular Shakespeare play and what Fiennes, who steps behind the camera for the first time, is like as a director.
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