We’re always trying to track what historical costume movies and TV shows are coming up. I always feel like we’ve Just Posted one of these, and then I go check and it’s been months. So, yay, we get some new stuff! As always, you can keep an eye on what’s forthcoming on our Upcoming Movies page!
A Christmas Carol (Dec. 19 on FX)
The Aeronauts (Dec. 20 on Amazon)
1917 (Dec. 25)
Little Women (Dec. 25)
Sanditon (Jan. 12 on PBS)
Miniseries based on Jane Austen’s unfinished final novel; costumes by Sam Perry.
The Voyage of Doctor Doolittle (Jan. 17)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Feb. 14)
“On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.” Costumes by Dorothée Guiraud.
Outlander season 5 (Feb. 16 on Starz)
Season 5 gets caught up in the American Revolution. Costumes by Nina Ayres.
Emma (Feb. 21)
A big-screen adaptation of the Jane Austen novel. Costumes by Alexandra Byrne.
Beecham House (March on PBS)
A look at the lives of residents living in a Delhi mansion during the cusp of 19th century. Costumes by Joanna Eatwell.
The Personal History of David Copperfield (May 8)
Mulan (March 27)
A live-action film based on Disney’s animated film. Costumes by Bina Daigeler.
World on Fire (April 5 on PBS)
WWII drama centered on the lives of ordinary people affected by the war. Costumes by Nic Ede.
No Release Date
Julian Fellowes is adapting his novel, set in 1840s London, about the mixing of the aristocracy with the emerging industrial nouveau riche.
Casanova, Last Love
Dracula (on Netflix)
DEAR GOD WHY.
Robert the Bruce
The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century. Costumes by Vicki Hales.
True History of the Kelly Gang
The story of Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s. Costumes by Alice Babidge.
Year of the Rabbit
Detective Inspector Rabbit, oft inebriated, sleuths his way across Victorian London.
Which of these historical costume movies and TV shows are you most excited about?