Anne Boleyn is coming to theatres soon, and the drama will tell the storey of the Queen’s final months from her own point of view.
Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim) plays the titular character in the film, and she will put the legendary historical figure to life on screen in a different way. Series writer Eve Hedderwick Turner said to Deadline about the casting: “Jodie is the epitome of natural beauty. She has a magnetic presence and brings a sense of deep integrity to the role.”
Anne’s battle against the powerful hegemony of the time as she struggles to ensure a future for her daughter Elizabeth will be explored in the three-part historical thriller.
In addition, it demonstrates her resilience and commitment in the face of adversity. Here’s what we heard so far about Anne Boleyn
Anne Boleyn – Release Date
On Tuesday, June 1, at 9 p.m., Channel 5 will premiere Anne Boleyn. The three-part series’ six-week filming, which took place in UK locations including Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, wrapped in December 2020.
Lynsey Miller (Deadwater Fell, The Boy with the Topknot) directed the show, which had been written by Eve Hedderwick Turner and directed by BAFTA Award-winning director Lynsey Miller (Deadwater Fell, The Boy with the Topknot).
Anne Boleyn 5 – Plot Details
The three-part series tells the storey of the Royal’s final months from her own point of view. It follows the demise of her marriage to Henry VIII, as she tries to hold his focus while still ensuring a future for herself and her daughter, Elizabeth I. Anne’s destiny eventually falls out of her control as she attempts to battle the patriarchy she’s marrying into as Henry (Mark Stanley) finds a new love in Jane Seymour (Lola Pettricrew).
Anne Boleyn would reveal the main events that led to her downfall, revealing her incredible courage, tragic flaws, and desire to be treated equally by men.
Anne Boleyn – Cast Details
Jodie Foster leads a stellar cast in the historical drama, which also includes Paapa Essiedu (I Might Destroy You) as Anne’s brother, Tudor nobleman George Boleyn, and Lola Petticrew as Jane Seymour. Mark Stanley, who has starred in a number of series including Sanditon and Game of Thrones, will play Henry.
Anne Boleyn on Channel 5 – Trailer
The trailer starts with Anne on trial for treason, where she pleads not guilty, before moving on to scenes of her shattered marriage with Henry. It reads, ‘You might know the past, but you don’t know her story.’