Mary Queen of Scots is an upcoming British historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon. It is based on John Guy‘s biography My Heart Is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular character with Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, David Tennant, Martin Compston, Joe Alwyn, Brendan Coyle and Guy Pearce. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 7 December 2018, and in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019.
The anticipation for this film has been building and building. Questions being asked like: Is Margot Robbie the best choice to place Elizabeth? After watching this trailer I’m impressed as how both women truly seem to encompass the female monarchs, the “sisters”.
I only have a couple of complaints after seeing this:
1. Elizabeth and Mary NEVER met in person
2. Mary would not have had such a strong Scottish accent. She was in France from the time she was like 5 until about 18 – she most likely would have had a strong French accent.
Take a watch and tell me your thoughts on this trailer.