Christian Bale plays Captain Joseph J. Blocker.
Hostiles premiers at the Toronto International Film Festival also starring Wes Studi as Chief Yellow Hawk, with Rosamund Pike, Adam Beach, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane and Q’orianka Kilcher .
Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the story of a legendary Army captain, who after stern resistance, begrudgingly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilous journey from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow whose family was murdered on the plains. Together, they must join forces to overcome the punishing landscape and hostile Comanche tribes that they encounter along the way.