Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September.
The announcement coincides with the release of the official trailer for the film.
Shot in various locations across New South Wales last year, Hacksaw stars Andrew Garfield and Vince Vaughn joined by Aussies Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Ryan Corr, Teresa Palmer, Rachel Griffiths, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Pegler, Ben Mingay, Firass Dirani, Nico Cortez, Harry Greenwood, Milo Gibson and Nathaniel Buzolic.
It marks Gibson’s return to directing for the first time since 2006’s Apocalypto.
The film will be released in cinemas across Australia and New Zealand by Icon on November 3 – one day ahead of its North American release.