|Directed by||:||Josie Rourke||Produced by||:||Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward||Based on||:||“Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart” by John Guy||Starring||:||Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, David Tennant, Joe Alwyn, Martin Compston, Brendan Coyle, Guy Pearce||Production company||:||Focus Features, Working Title Films, Perfect World Pictures||Distributed by||:||Focus Features||Release date||:||7 December 2018 (United States)||Country||:||United States|
Mary Queen of Scots is an upcoming epic historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon, based on John Guy's biography “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.” The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the eponymous character and Margot Robbie as her distant cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, and chronicles the 1569 conflict between their two countries. Jack Lowden, David Tennant, Joe Alwyn, Martin Compston, Brendan Coyle, and Guy Pearce also star.
It will have its world premiere at AFI Fest on 15 November 2018. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 7 December 2018, and in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019.