Victoria & Abdul Full Movie HD Trailer, Star Cast, Release Date & Wiki
(Index of)Victoria & Abdul is an upcoming British-American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Lee Hall. It is based on the book of same name by Shrabani Basu, and on the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim. The film stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith (in his last film role), and Adeel Akhtar. The film will have its world premiere at the 74th Venice Film Festival.
|Directed by||Stephen Frears|
|Produced by||Tim Bevan
|Screenplay by||Lee Hall|
|Based on||Victoria & Abdul
by Shrabani Basu
|Music by||Thomas Newman|
|Edited by||Melanie Ann Oliver|
|· BBC Films
· Perfect World Pictures
· Working Title Films
· Cross Street Films
|Distributed by||Focus Features|
|Release date||· September 3, 2017 (Venice)
· September 15, 2017(United Kingdom)
· September 22, 2017(United States)
|Running time||106 minutes|
- Judi Dench as Queen Victoria
- Ali Fazal as Abdul Karim
- Eddie Izzard as Bertie, Prince of Wales
- Tim Pigott-Smith as Sir Henry Ponsonby
- Adeel Akhtar as Mohammed
- Simon Callow as Mr Puccini
- Michael Gambon as Lord Salisbury
- Julian Wadham as Alick Yorke
- Olivia Williams as Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill
- Fenella Woolgar as Miss Phipps
- Jonathan Harden as The Kaiser
On June 17, 2016, it was reported Judi Dench would play Queen Victoria (reprising her role from the 1997 film Mrs Brown) in the film Victoria & Abdul, based on the book of same name by Shrabani Basu. Stephen Frears would direct the film. On August 5, 2016, it was announced that Ali Fazal had joined the film to play Abdul Karim, while the film would be co-produced by Working Title Films and BBC Films, and would be co-financed by BBC and Focus Features. Focus would also handle the domestic distribution rights while Universal Pictures International would handle all the other countries. Script was written by Lee Hall and producers would be Beeban Kidron, Tracey Seaward, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner, while the other cast included Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Adeel Akhtar.
Principal photography on the film began on September 15, 2016, at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom.
Costumes from the production are to go on display at Osborne House from July 24 until September 30, 2017.