February 11, 2012 05:51:28 GMT
The scripted miniseries, which will air on History, highlights the bloody feud between two clans that became a U.S. legend.
The first trailer for History's highly anticipated miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys" has come out for viewing pleasure. Packed with gun-totting scenes as it highlights the rivalry between the two clans, the video also offers a glimpse at a romance that grows between the children of the clashing families.
The show is based on a real-life story of Hatfield-McCoy saga which started with misunderstandings and resentments. As hostilities grew, friends, neighbors and outside forces joined the fight, bringing two states to the brink of another Civil War.
"Hatfields and McCoys" has Academy Award winner Kevin Costner starring as "Devil Anse" Hatfield, and Golden Globe nominee Bill Paxton playing Randall McCoy. The three-part miniseries will debut this summer during Memorial Day on History Channel.