First look at Matt Damon’s new movie filmed in Ireland

The first trailer for The Last Duel, the movie Matt Damon was filming in Ireland during lockdown, has been released.

The trailer has finally been released, and fans can get a first look at Matt Damon’s new movie filmed in Ireland.

It made headlines across the Emerald Isle last year when the Hollywood superstar had to extend his stay in Ireland when the country was forced into lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Now, fans can finally see the results of why the 50-year-old actor was here in the first place.

The Last Duel – yet another movie filmed in Ireland

First trailer for Matt Damon's new movie filmed in Ireland has been released.
Credit: YouTube Screenshot / 20th Century Studios

The Last Duel is only one of a multitude of movies filmed on the Emerald Isle this year.

Earlier this month, fans were celebrity spotting as Patrick Dempsey and Amy Adams explored the island during breaks from filming Disney’s Disenchanted, the follow up to the popular Enchanted.

Similarly, British actors Hugh Grant and Regé-Jean Page were spotted filming Dungeons and Dragons in Northern Ireland. Most recently, Elizabeth Banks posted snaps to Instagram posing at iconic Irish attractions.

Now, fans can get a long-awaited first look at Matt Damon’s new movie filmed in Ireland.

A Hollywood epic – based on a true story

The Last Duel stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
Credit: YouTube Screenshot / 20th Century Studios

The epic movie, directed by Ridley Scott, is based on the true story of King Charles VI.

The action-packed drama tells the tale of a dispute and subsequent duel between Knight Jean de Carrouges and his squire LeGris.

Damon co-wrote and starred in the epic tale alongside his longtime friend and colleague Ben Affleck.

Get a first look at Matt Damon’s new movie filmed in Ireland below:

When is it coming out? – late 2021

Matt Damon's new movie filmed in Ireland will hit cinemas in October.
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As we get our first look at Matt Damon’s new movie filmed in Ireland, you may be wondering when you can see the full film.

The Last Duel is due for release in Irish cinemas on Friday, 15 October 2021. So, make sure to save the date.

The epic drama stars Damon in the leading role as Knight Jean de Carrouges, with Killing Eve star Jodie Comer acting as his wife.

Affleck takes on the role of King Charles VI, while Stars Wars actor Adam Driver stars as squire LeGris.

Other movies to watch out for – Ireland as a filming hub

Patrick Dempsey was spotted filming in Ireland earlier this month.
Credit: Instagram / @patrickdempsey

If period dramas and action-packed epics aren’t your thing, don’t fret. Ireland has been the filming location for a plethora of Hollywood movies in recent months.

Among the line-up is Disney’s Disenchanted, due for release in 2022 and filmed in Wicklow.

Fantasy fans can look forward to the remake of Dungeons and Dragons. The movie is due for release in 2023 and was filmed in Northern Ireland.

Fans of Normal People can watch out for Sally Rooney’s follow up Conversations with Friends, filmed in Belfast and due to hit screens early next year.