Margot Robbie Circling Queen Elizabeth Role in “Mary Queen of Scots”


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Suicide Squad star is in negotiations to portray Queen Elizabeth in MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS. Saoirse Ronan will take on the title role in the project from Focus and Working Title.

The film is based on the true story of Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Josie Rourke is directing with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Liza Chasin will produce.

The role of Queen Elizabeth I has been Oscar bait for performers, with Judi Dench winning the Best Supporting Actress statue for Shakespeare in Love and Cate Blanchett netting a Best Actress nomination for Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

Since starring in Suicide Squad, Robbie has been on a role as she launched Lucky Chap Entertainment and added I, Tonya, Terminal, Marian, and Gotham City Sirens to her schedule to produce and star in. She recently wrapped Goodbye Christopher Robin, where she plays the wife of Winnie the Pooh author A.A. Milne played by Domhnall Gleeson.

Robbie is repped by , , and in Australia.


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