As the town Rose Krick is put under the siege of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the town's residents enlist the help of seven outlaws, headed by bounty hunter Sam Chisolm, to protect them while they prepare for the violent confrontation that is anticipated. However, upon meeting the town's residents, the Seven find themselves fighting for much more than money.
Composer John Williams was a member of the orchestra that recorded Elmer Bernstein's score; he played the piano.
A young Gene Wilder auditioned for the role of Vin.
The film was cast quickly to beat an actor's strike.
Fuqua has loved Western films since he was a young boy, watching them at home with his family.
The original Magnificent Seven is considered a classic of the western movie genre.
This is Chris Pratt’s second remake. His first remake was Delivery Man (2013).
Yul Brynner had a major say in casting decisions, including the decision to cast Steve McQueen.
When filming began in Mexico, problems arose with the local censors, who demanded changes to the ways that the Mexican villagers would be portrayed.
Fuqua said he wanted to remake the film today because the subject of tyranny and terrorism still prevails as it did in Seven Samurai.
The 2016 reboot isn’t the first time that producers in Hollywood have tried to bring back The Magnificent Seven. The movie was actually turned into a television show that aired on the CBS network between 1998 and 2000.
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