Costner Pours His Own Money Into $100 Million Movie – Find Out Why!

Cannes, France – Actor-director Kevin Costner shared his personal investment in his new movie, “Horizon: An American Saga,” during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival. Costner revealed that he poured much of his own money into the $100 million-plus film, even going as far as mortgaging his ranch to make it happen. His involvement extended beyond acting, as he also directed, produced, and co-wrote the film.

Costner expressed frustration over the challenges he faced in financing the film, questioning why it was so difficult to find backers. Despite the hurdles, Costner remained steadfast in his belief in the project, emphasizing that he only pursues projects he deems worthy. “Horizon” is envisioned as a multi-part saga, with the second installment set for release in August.

In his efforts to secure funding for the next chapter of “Horizon,” Costner humorously mentioned canvassing Cannes for support. He highlighted the importance of financial backing in bringing projects to fruition, urging potential investors to embrace the opportunity. The film received positive reception at its premiere, with Costner visibly moved by the audience’s reaction.

Addressing the issue of race in America, Costner acknowledged his consciousness of the subject, citing his involvement in projects like “Black or White” as a reflection of his awareness. When questioned about the representation of Native Americans in “Horizon,” Costner defended his approach, stating that the film aimed to capture a journey rather than adhere to a strict plot.

On its thematic focus, “Horizon” explores the expansion of the American West from the perspectives of various groups, including cattle ranchers, farmers, soldiers, and Native Americans. The ensemble cast of the film features notable names like Sienna Miller, Sam Worthington, and Giovanni Ribisi, among others. The first chapter of “Horizon” is set to premiere in the U.S. on June 28, with the second part scheduled for release in theaters on August 16.

As Costner continues to navigate the challenges of filmmaking, his commitment to storytelling and authentic representation remains unwavering. “Horizon: An American Saga” stands as a testament to his passion for bringing untold stories to the screen, leaving audiences captivated and eager for more.