Coming Soon

Title Description US Release
The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle Robert Downey Jr. stars as the man who can talk to animals. January 17, 2020
The English Game he English Game is about the invention of football and how those involved in its creation reached across the class divide to establish the game as the world’s most popular sport. Julian Fellows March 20, 2020, Netflix
Call the Midwife Season 9 of the 1960s nuns delivering babies series. March 29, 2020, on PBS
Mulan A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father. A live-action film based on Disney’s ‘Mulan.’ March 27, 2020
World on Fire “WWII drama centered on the lives of ordinary people affected by the war.” April 5, 2020, on PBS
Belgravia Julian Fellowes is adapting his novel, set in 1840s London, about the mixing of the aristocracy with the emerging industrial nouveau riche. April 12, 2020
The Secret Garden Colin Firth in the Frances Hodgson Burnett story. April 17, 2020
Antebellum Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. April 24, 2020
Blithe Spirit A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years. May 01, 2020
UK
The Personal History of David Copperfield Dickens adaptation with Tilda Swinton, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, and more. May 8, 2020
The Great “A royal woman living in rural Austria during the seventeenth century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.” May 15, 2020, on Hulu
The Green Knight Trailer  A fantasy re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. May, 29, 2020
True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) Ned Kelly (December 1854 – 11 November 1880)[a] was an Australian bushranger, outlaw, gang leader and convicted police murderer. One of the last bushrangers, and by far the most famous, he is best known for wearing a suit of bulletproof armour during his final shootout with the police. April 24, 2020
Limited
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels “Series inspired by ‘Penny Dreadful, set in 1938 Los Angeles, exploring a mix of supernatural and reality with characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and the Devil.” April 26, 2020,
on Showtime
Miss Scarlet and Duke  Eliza Scarlet joins forces with a Scotland Yard Inspector to solve crime in 19th century London. (filming) 2020 PBS
The King’s Man Ralph Fiennes in an Edwardian secret service/Marvel movie. Sep. 18, 2020
Death on the Nile Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as Hercule Poirot in a remake of the Agatha Christie mystery. October 9, 2020
Ammonite The story of paleontologist Mary Anning and her relationship with a London woman during the 1840s. Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. 2020
All Creatures Big and Small  James Herriot’s cherished collection of stories, chronicles the heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet. This new adaptation will preserve the rich spirit, tone and values of Herriot’s iconic characters and stories and will bring to life his sharply observed, entertaining and incredibly funny tales of country life in the North of England for a mo 2020
Blonde A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe. 2020
Bridgerton “Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.” 2020 on Netflix
Come Away A prequel to the stories of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland, beginning in the 19th century. 2020
Dead Still “In 1880s Ireland, a renowned memorial photographer investigates the murders of his recently deceased subjects.” 2020 on Acorn TV
The Dig Lily James as an archaeologist excavating Sutton Hoo in 1938. 2020
Enola Holmes Based on Nancy Springer’s young-adult mystery novels about Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister. 2020
Ines of the Soul 2020 Autumn  Prime
Louis Wain Biopic of an English artist who rose to prominence at the end of the 19th century. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch & Claire Foy. 2020 on Amazon
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom “When Ma Rainey, the “Queen of the Blues,” makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.” 2020 on Netflix
Madam C.J. Walker Miniseries about America’s first black, self-made female millionaire set in the 1900s. 2020 on Netflix
The Nevers TV series about a gang of Victorian women “who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.” 2020 on HBO
Radioactive “A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.” 2020
Rebecca Another adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel, starring Lily James. 2020 on Netflix
Six Minutes to Midnight “Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English sea side town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But no one is listening.” 2020
Taboo Season 2 of the gritty 1810s-set Tom Hardy series. 2020
Tesla Biopic of Nikola Tesla as a young man in NYC. 2020
The War of the Worlds “In London during the Edwardian era, George and Amy’s attempt to start a life together is interrupted by a Martian invasion of Earth.” 2020
1066 The story of the most famous date in English history. It is the year of two invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought.
Bach A biopic of composer Johann Sebastian Bach starring Gérard Depardieu.
The Banishing Jessica Brown Findlay stars in a haunted house story set in the 1930s.
Banking on Mr. Toad Biopic of writer Kenneth Grahame and the birth of his iconic story “The Wind in the Willows.”
Benedetta “A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.”
The Black Count The story of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, the first black soldier to become a brigadier general in the French military.
The Book of Vision “Eva, a mysterious doctor, is searching for an answer to her urgent dilemma, as she unravels the secrets of 18th-century physician Dr. Anmuth and his patients through studying his Book of Vision.”
Carmilla A love story inspired by the gothic novel of the same name.
Casanova, Last Love Aging Casanova goes to London, falls in love.
Catherine the Great Biopic starring Keira Knightley, directed by Barbra Streisand
The Chess Machine Set in late 1700s Italy, this dramatic action thriller centers on a life-sized mannequin that can beat the world’s greatest chess players.
Cortés “Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés leads an expedition to bring down the Aztec Empire during the 15th century.” Amazon
The Count of Monte Cristo A new TV miniseries adaption of the Alexander Dumas novel.
The Curse of the Buxom Strumpet “Upper Trollop, 1713. An illness takes hold of the villagers turning them into unfeeling creatures who eat anything they can get their hands on. Lord Fortitude must lead the small band of survivors and escape to France.”
Death Comes as the End Another Agatha Christie murder mystery, this one set in ancient Egypt!
The Devil in the White City “An architect works to build up the 1893 Worlds Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.”
Doctor Zhivago TV series based on the novel set during the Russian Revolution.
Elisabeth An adaptation of the German musical about Empress Elisabeth (Sissi) of Austria. Directed by Shekar Kapur.
Emperor Action epic about a young girl who seeks revenge on the holy roman Emperor Charles V for the death of her father.
Fanny Lye Deliver’d “Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657, the story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility.”
The Farnsworth House The story of the relationship in 1947 between architect Mies Van der Rohe and his client Dr. Edith Farnsworth building the landmark Farnsworth House near Chicago.
Flying Horse A biopic of pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge, following the courtship and love affair between Muybridge’s wife, Flora, and Harry Larkyns.
The Gilded Age TV series set in 1880s New York City created by Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes. HBO
Hallelujah! Composer George Frideric Handel prepares for the premiere of his masterpiece, ‘Messiah.’
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara “The treatment of a young Jewish boy, forcibly raised as a Christian in 19th century Italy, creates a furor which pits the Papacy itself against forces of democracy and Italian unification.”
The King “King Kamehameha fulfills his life-long prophecy of uniting the Hawaiian islands.”
Leonardo TV miniseries about Leonardo da Vinci starring Aidan Turner.
Libres “Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.”
Lucy and Desi Cate Blanchett as Lucille Ball.
The Luminaries “Adventure mystery set in the midst of New Zealand’s 1860’s gold rush.”
The Man Who Saved Paris The most successful brothel owner in Paris during the 1940’s is asked by the government to restore the city’s image (City of Love, Romance, Light) after the Nazi Occupation.
The Marquis “The doomed and passionate relationship between the Marquis de Montespan and his wife Athénaïs, who became mistress to Louis XIV.”
Maya Lord “The story of 16th-century Spaniard, Gonzalo Guerrero, who was held captive by a Mayan tribe and eventually converts to their ways and beliefs and fights for them against the Spanish.”
The Medusa Set during the turmoil of post-Napoleonic France, the story centers on an artist obsessed with the disaster of a Naval vessel named the Medusa.
The Night Circus “In the 19th century, two young prodigy illusionists are groomed to battle out their fathers’ age-old rivalry in an enchanted circus created just for their competition. They complicate matters by falling in love.”
The Nightingale The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II. Based on Kristin Hannah’s novel.
Paris Police 1900 “Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.”
The Pursuit of Love A new BBC adaption of Nancy Mitford’s interwar novel.
Radical Eye: The Life and Times of Tina Modotti Biopic of Italian photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist starring Monica Bellucci.
The Rising: 1916 “To free their people from centuries of oppression, a young polio survivor and his old firebrand mentor plan a secret rebellion against the British Empire.”
Robert the Bruce The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.
Roosevelt A biopic about President Theodore Roosevelt starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
The Shelley Society “Follows a young Mary Shelley and a band of her fellow Romantics, including Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, as they battle supernatural threats, including the creature from Mary Shelley’s own ‘Frankenstein.'” HBO Max
Sisi Miniseries about Austrian Empress Elisabeth II.
True History of the Kelly Gang The story of Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
Untitled James Miranda Barry Project Rachel Weisz as the early female doctor who disguised herself as a man in order to practice.
The Underground Railroad “A young woman named Cora makes an amazing discovery during her attempt to break free from slavery in the deep south.” Amazon
Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto Biopic of early film actress Mary Pickford.
The Woman King The story of the 18th-century female warriors of the African Kingdom of Dahomey.
Year of the Rabbit “Detective Inspector Rabbit, oft inebriated, sleuths his way across Victorian London.”
Young Woman and the Sea “The story of Trudy Ederle, who in 1926, was the first woman to ever swim across the English Channel.”
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