We can blame Reign for our love affair with Mary Queen of Scots. We can thank The Host for our love for actress Saoirse Ronan. So what’s better than the two combined?
Filming has begun on location in England and Scotland on the Working Title Films production of Mary, Queen of Scots, starring Saoirse Ronan in the title role opposite Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I. Josie Rourke, is her making her feature film directorial debut. And hey, you know we love it when women are out there kicking ass and taking names.
To celebrate the start of production, Focus Features released a photo of Saoirse Ronan as Mary, Queen of Scots. She looks AMAZING.
Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent
Focus Features holds worldwide rights and will release Mary, Queen of Scots in the US and Universal Pictures International (UPI) will distribute the film internationally.
Also cast are Jack Lowden (Dunkirk, England is Mine), Joe Alwyn (The Sense of an Ending, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk), Martin Compston (Sweet Sixteen, “Line of Duty”) and Brendan Coyle (“Downton Abbey”, Me Before You). Also featuring in the cast are David Tennant (“Doctor Who”, “Broadchurch”) and Guy Pearce (Memento, LA Confidential, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert).
We’ll be following this film – can’t wait to see it. So many favorites in the film.