The Favourite Movie

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Who's Involved:

Nicholas Hoult, Rachel Weisz, Joe Alwyn, Emma Stone, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Colman, Deborah Davis, Yorgos Lanthimos, Tony McNamara

Release Date:

Friday, November 23, 2018 (Limited)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

At the center of the story is the Queen herself (Olivia Colman), whose relationship with her confidante, adviser and clandestine lover Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz) is turned upside down by the arrival of the Duchess’s younger cousin Abigail (Emma Stone). Soon the balance of power shifts between the women as they jockey for influence with the Queen and the court.

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Who stars in The Favourite: Cast List

"Cruella" , "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"  

"Wonka" , "The Mitchells vs. The Machines"  

... Harley

"Mission: Impossible 8" , "X-Men: Dark Phoenix"  

... Masham

"The Last Letter From Your Lover" , "Operation Finale"  

"Black Widow" , "Oz: The Great and Powerful"  

"The Father" , "Disney's Christopher Robin"  

Who's making The Favourite: Crew List

A look at the The Favourite behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Yorgos Lanthimos last directed The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The Lobster.

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Production: What we know about The Favourite?

Filming Timeline

  1. September 2018: The film was in Completed status.
  2. May 2017: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. March 2017: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. October 2015: The film was in Development status.
  5. Yorgos Lanthimos will direct. Kate Winslet, Emma Stone, and Olivia Colman are in talks to star.

The Favourite Release Date: When was the film released?

The Favourite was released in 2018 on Friday, November 23, 2018 (Limited release). There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including Shoplifters and Becoming Astrid.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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