We’re always trying to track what historical costume movies and TV shows are coming up. Here’s a round-up of currently available trailers, sorted by American release date. As always, you can keep an eye on what’s forthcoming on our Upcoming Movies page!
The Little Hours: June 30
Okay so this may already have been released, but I don’t care, I’m SO EXCITED to see this comedic adaptation of a Boccacio story (warning, NSFW due to language!):
Will: July 10 on TNT
Shakespeare goes rock n’ roll. Check out our preview post.
Lady Macbeth: July 14
A woman is forced into marriage in mid-Victorian England, but she finds her escape…
Swallows and Amazons: July 14
A family story set in the 1930s, based on a classic book.
Dunkirk: July 21
The famous World War II battle.
The Black Prince: July 21
Queen Victoria and the last prince of Punjab:
Tulip Fever: August 25
An artist falls in love with a married woman in late 17th-century Amsterdam. Will this ACTUALLY be finally released??!! Check out our preview post.
Outlander: Season 3 comes in September to Starz
Scotland, time traveling between the 1960s and the 1740s.
Victoria and Abdul: September 22
Judi Dench as Queen Victoria, who befriends a young Indian man.
Versailles: Season 2 comes September 30 to Ovation
More Louis XIV, more hair!
Poldark: Season 3 comes October 1 to PBS
More Cornwall, more hair!
The Halcyon: October 2 on Ovation
Various interconnected characters living in a hotel in London during World War II.
Goodbye Christopher Robin: October 13
The story behind the Winnie the Pooh stories.
The Jade Pendant: October 24
“A tragic love story set against the lynching of 18 Chinese immigrants in Los Angeles, in 1871.”
Murder on the Orient Express: November 22
A new adaptation of the classic Poirot mystery, starring Kenneth Branagh (and his mustachios) in the title role.
The Greatest Showman: December 25
Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum in this adaptation of the stage musical.
Films/TV Shows With No Release Date
The Alienist on TNT
A serial killer in late 19th-century New York.
Britannia on Amazon
Boudicca and the Romans in ancient Britain. Check out our preview post.
A 1920s debutante is drawn to an artist.
Colonial America and boobs. Check out our preview post.
Hugh Bonneville as the last English viceroy of India.
The Young Karl Marx
A biopic, obviously!
Which of these films and TV shows do you plan to watch?