“‘Becoming Elizabeth’ – Next Historical Drama, Release date, Trailer, Plot, Cast, and more”
The official trailer for Starz’s newest historical drama, Becoming Elizabeth, has been released. The film stars Alicia von Rittberg as the titular orphan who would eventually become queen. On Sunday, June 12th, the series is set to premiere.
The documentary, which you can watch below, focuses on the aftermath of King Henry VIII’s death and its effects on Mary, Elizabeth, and Edward, the three surviving children. It also previews Elizabeth’s coming-of-age story as she struggles to influence her fate.
Becoming Elizabeth: Release date
The film stars Alicia von Rittberg as the titular orphan who would eventually become queen. On Sunday, June 12th, the series is set to premiere.
Becoming Elizabeth: Plot
“On her mission to secure the crown, young Elizabeth Tudor, an orphaned adolescent, becomes embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court,” reads the synopsis. “King Henry VIII’s death sets in motion a perilous power struggle. His surviving offspring become pawns in a game between England’s great families and European powers vying for control of the kingdom.”
Becoming Elizabeth: Other Details
Anya Reiss, an award-winning writer, devised and wrote the series. It depicts Queen Elizabeth I’s early years, following an orphaned adolescent on her path to becoming England’s most famous monarch.
Becoming Elizabeth: Cast
Alicia von Rittberg, Bella Ramsey, Romola Garai, Jessica Raine, Tom Cullen, Oliver Zetterström, John Heffernan, Alexandra Gilbreath, Jacob Avery, Alex Macqueen, Leo Bill, Olivier Huband, Ekow Quartey, and Robert Whitelock star in Becoming Elizabeth.