The Promise is an upcoming historical drama directed by Terry George and starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac, set in the final days of the Ottoman Empire. The film is scheduled to be released on April 28, 2017, by Open Road Films.
A love triangle develops between an Armenian medical student Michael, an American journalist based in Paris named Christopher and an Armenian-born woman raised in France, Ana, during the final days of the Ottoman Empire and the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.
The film premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2016. Shortly after, Open Road Films acquired distribution rights to the film, and set an April 28, 2017, release date.