The first official stills of Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I and Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart in their new film Mary Queen of Scots have arrived—and both actresses look spot on.
Entertainment Weekly recently unveiled the new photos from the movie, featuring a completely transformed Robbie as Elizabeth I—powdered skin, curly hair, and all. A second photo reveals Ronan on horseback with a group of men. See the photos here:
The 16th-century rivalry between the Queen of Scots and the Virgin Queen was personal—though it didn’t have to be. #MargotRobbie and #SaoirseRonan star as Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, respectively, and the film 'Mary, Queen of Scots,' examines the rift between the young cousins. Here's your exclusive first look at Robbie and Ronan in the film, out Nov. 2018. Click the link in our bio for more. ????: Parisa Tag/Focus Features; Liam Daniel/Focus Features
This isn't the first peek we've received of the upcoming film. Back in September, photos of Margot Robbie on set had us doing a double-take.
Filming in the U.K. was recently completed for the project, which will center around Elizabeth and Mary's troubled relationship during the 16th century.
Earlier this summer, we also got our
Based on the biography My Heart Is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, by John Guy, the film will star Gemma Chan as Bess of Hardwick, a confidant of Elizabeth's, in addition to Ronan and Robbie. Other members of the cast include David Tennant, Guy Pearce, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, Martin Compston, and Brendan Coyle. Josie Rourke will direct.
The film will be released in November 2018.
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