|Swords and Sceptres is coming out sometime this year|
Now, this one still does not have a release date nor a trailer, but here is the first poster for India set epic movie SWORDS AND SCEPTRES which boasts a rather strong British cast lead by Derek Jacobi as Lord Palmerston, Rupert Everett as Sir Hugh Rose, Nathaniel Parker as Sir Robert Hamilton and Jodhi May as Queen Victoria herself!
SWORDS AND SCEPTRES also starring Ben Lamb and directed by female director Swati Bhise (the producer of Dev Patel‘s The Man Who Knew Infinity), is a sweeping historical tale of women’s empowerment, which brings
|Devika Bhise also wrote the movie with director Swati Bhise, her mother|
the true story of Lakshmibai (played by Indian star Devika Bhise whom you have watched before in The Accidental Husband and The Man Who Knew
|Lakshmibai was the queen of Jhansi in mid 19th century|
Infinity with Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons), the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857. The movie has finished production earlier last winter and should probably be released sometime later this year.
|Rani of Jhansi died in battle when she was just 30 with 5,000 of her soldiers|