The Favourite Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, November 23, 2018 (Limited)

NYR NOT YET RATED MPA

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.

official plot version from foxsearchlight.com


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Who stars in The Favourite: Cast List


"Cruella" , "Easy A"  


"The Lost Daughter" , "Mothering Sunday"  

... Harley

"Collide" , "Young Ones"  

... Masham

"The Souvenir Part II" , "Operation Finale"  


"Black Widow" , "The Secret Life of Dr. James Miranda Barry"  


"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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