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Jodie Comer stars in The Last Duel trailer which sees Ben Affleck and Matt Damon ‘fight to death’

The production of The Last Duel was shut down in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But a trailer for the all-star blockbuster has finally been released, with actress Jodie Comer, 28, sharing the clip on Instagram on Tuesday, and writing: ‘The Last Duel. I feel so proud to share this. What a dream come true. #TheLastDuel October 15th @20thcenturystudios.’

Jodie, who plays Marguerite de Carrouges in the Ridley Scott-directed epic, can be seen in character at the start of the promo, as a booming voice says: ‘There is only one question that matters. Do you swear on your life that what you say is true?’

Star power: Jodie Comer, 28, shared a trailer for The Last Duel on Instagram on Tuesday, writing: ‘The Last Duel. I feel so proud to share this. What a dream come true’

Adapted from Eric Jager’s book of the same name, The Last Duel follows the true story of Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), a 14th century French knight who embarks on a fight to the death with former friend Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver) after accusing him of raping his wife.

Jodie’s character Marguerite is the woman at the centre of the fight in the movie.

In the trailer, Killing Eve star Jodie can be heard saying as Marguerite: ‘My father told me my life would be blessed with good fortune,’ before she declares: ‘I’m married, I was a good wife.’

Playing the part: Ben Affleck, who plays Count Pierre d'Alençon in the Ridley Scott-directed epic, can be seen in character in the promo

Playing the part: Ben Affleck, who plays Count Pierre d’Alençon in the Ridley Scott-directed epic, can be seen in character in the promo

Adapted from Eric Jager's book of the same name, The Last Duel follows the true story of Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), a French knight who embarks on a fight to the death with former friend Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver, pictured) after accusing him of raping his wife

Adapted from Eric Jager’s book of the same name, The Last Duel follows the true story of Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), a French knight who embarks on a fight to the death with former friend Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver, pictured) after accusing him of raping his wife

She then explains: ‘And then I was judged and shamed by my country.’

The two knights, Jean and Jacques, can then be seen preparing for their duel as they mount their horses in front of a baying crowd.

Marguerite then shouts: ‘I say before all of you, I spoke the truth.’

A special relationship: The Last Duel marks the first return of Ben's writing partnership with Matt Damon since their award-winning script for Good Will Hunting

A special relationship: The Last Duel marks the first return of Ben’s writing partnership with Matt Damon since their award-winning script for Good Will Hunting

Key character: Matt playes Jean de Carrouges in the film, the husband of Marguerite de Carrouges, played by Jodie

Key character: Matt playes Jean de Carrouges in the film, the husband of Marguerite de Carrouges, played by Jodie

Ben Affleck’s character Count Pierre d’Alençon then makes an appearance, saying: ‘The most unspeakable charge has been brought against you.’

Marguerite says: ‘Jacques Le Gris entered our home, he attacked me’, to which Adam says as Jacques: ‘The accusation is false.’

It is then decided the men shall ‘fight to the death’ and ‘let God decide’ their fate, before Matt says as Jean: ‘I’m risking my life.’

Ready for action: The trailer gives movie fans a glimpse at some of the action to be expected in the flick

Ready for action: The trailer gives movie fans a glimpse at some of the action to be expected in the flick

War: It is then decided the men shall 'fight to the death' and 'let God decide' their fate as the true story is retold

War: It is then decided the men shall ‘fight to the death’ and ‘let God decide’ their fate as the true story is retold

Blast from the past: The film is set in medieval France and was filmed on location in the country and Ireland

Blast from the past: The film is set in medieval France and was filmed on location in the country and Ireland

Marguerite tells him: ‘You’re risking my life to save your pride.’ 

The Last Duel marks the first return of Matt’s writing partnership with Ben since their award-winning script for Good Will Hunting.

The pair co-wrote the screenplay alongside Nicole Holofcener.

Moving on up: British actress Jodie, famous for her role as Oksana Astankova / Villanelle in Killing Eve, is starring in the film alongside Hollywood heavyweights

Moving on up: British actress Jodie, famous for her role as Oksana Astankova / Villanelle in Killing Eve, is starring in the film alongside Hollywood heavyweights

Out and about: Filming began on the movie in February last year in France but the set was shut down in March due to the pandemic and travel restrictions in Europe

Out and about: Filming began on the movie in February last year in France but the set was shut down in March due to the pandemic and travel restrictions in Europe

On hold: The Last Duel had a scheduled released date of December 2020 but it has now been pushed back to October 15, 2021

On hold: The Last Duel had a scheduled released date of December 2020 but it has now been pushed back to October 15, 2021

Originally, Matt and Ben were set to play the two leading roles in the film, but they ran into scheduling conflicts because of Ben’s film Deep Water, so he is now set to play King Charles VI, while Adam was cast to take over the role of Le Gris. 

Filming began on the movie in February last year in France but the set was shut down in March due to the pandemic and travel restrictions in Europe.

Matt was at the film’s next location in Ireland when lockdown began and, amid the travel ban, ended up isolating in the seaside resort of Dalkey, an affluent suburb of Dublin with his wife and four children for a few weeks.

The Last Duel had a scheduled released date of December 2020 but it has now been pushed back to October 15, 2021.

Hard at work: Jodie looked in good spirits as she posed for photos alongside her makeup artist and other members of the crew on set last year

Hard at work: Jodie looked in good spirits as she posed for photos alongside her makeup artist and other members of the crew on set last year

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