The Favourite – Trailer 1 – Olivia Colman

The Favourite
The Favourite has a new trailer which is below, and today it’s been announced that Olivia Colman has won Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in her role as Queen Anne.

The film is released in the UK on January 1st 2019.

Check out the new trailer below:

Previously on DVDfever:

July 17th:

The Favourite is set in the early 18th century when a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) is on the throne.

England is at war with the French, but nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving.

The Queen’s close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots.

As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

I wasn’t sold on this originally, but then I saw the director is Yorgos Lanthimos, who gave us the brilliant The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and the wonderful The Lobster.

The Favourite is released on January 1st 2019, so presumably going for Oscar glory.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Writer: Deborah Davis
Also stars: Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Mark Gatiss

Check out the trailer below: