Tommy Lee Jones in "Emperor"
Tommy Lee Jones in "Emperor"

Check out the new trailer for Peter Webber's "Emperor," starring "Lincoln" Oscar nominee Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox and Eriko Hatsune. The film centers on General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), who finds himself suddenly the defacto leader of a nation immediately following Japanese Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender.

Director Webber previously helmed 2003's "The Girl with the Pearl Earring" and 2007's "Hannibal Rising."

The film is a Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions release; it hits theaters March 8.