King Lear Movie Trailer

King Lear Movie Movie Anthony HopkinsCheck out the first official trailer of King Lear, the upcoming BBC drama movie directed by Richard Eyre based on Shakespeare’s timeless play:

Plot synopsis:
“An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.”

What happened to Odin’s eye patch?

Anyway, the film cast:
– Anthony Hopkins as Lear;
– Emma Thompson as Goneril;
– Emily Watson as Regan;
– Florence Pugh as Cordelia;
– Jim Broadbent as Earl of Gloucester;
– Andrew Scott as Edgar;
– John Macmillan as Edmund;
– Jim Carter as Earl of Kent;
– Christopher Eccleston as Oswald;
– Tobias Menzies as Duke of Cornwall;
– Anthony Calf as Duke of Albany;
– and Karl Johnson as Fool.

Release date: May 28, 2018.

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