USA: Mary Queen Of Scots Set For December Release
Focus Features has announced today that they are to release the historical biopic Mary Queen Of Scots on December 7th in the USA. The feature was originally set for a limited release in November.
The movie stars Saoirse Ronan in the title role with Margot Robbie as her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I and focuses on the power struggle as the two monarchs clash over control of the English throne. David Tennant co-stars as Protestant Scottish minister John Knox who challenged Mary over her Catholic faith; other cast includes Joe Alwyn, Gemma Chan, Martin Compston and Guy Pearce. Mary Queen Of Scots was written by Beau Willimon and marks the movie directorial debut of the Donmar Theatre's artistic director Josie Rourke. It is a Working Title production in association with Focus Features and Perfect World Pictures.
Mary Queen Of Scots will go on general release in the UK from September 14th