Focus Features has two movies coming this fall that look amazing! An Untitled Film from Paul Thomas Anderson will also release in select cities Christmas Day.
VICTORIA & ABDUL
Releasing September 22, 2017 (NY/LA); September 29, October 6 (in additional cities)
Victoria & Abdul tells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
Victoria & Abdul stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Tim Pigott-Smith, Olivia Williams, Fenella Woolgar, Paul Higgins, Robin Soans, Julian Wadham, Simon Callow, and Michael Gambon.
Official Trailer for Victoria & Abdul
November 22, 2017 (select cities)
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
Darkest Hour stars Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn.
Official Trailer for Darkest Hour
Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Film
Opening in select cities on December 25, 2017, comes a new film from Paul Thomas Anderson. Continuing their creative collaboration following 2007’s “There Will Be Blood,” three-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the untitled new film from Paul Thomas Anderson. The writer/director will once again explore a distinctive milieu of the 20th century. The new movie is a drama set in the couture world of 1950s London.
The story illuminates the life behind the curtain of an uncompromising dressmaker commissioned by royalty and high society.
This movie stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps.