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! Editor’s note: Due to the ongoing pandemic, some theatrical releases are being rescheduled and some theater chains are temporarily closed, so please be patient as we update our Upcoming Movies page. Note that all dates for the U.S.
Becoming Elizabeth (June 12 on Starz)
Miniseries about the early years of Queen Elizabeth I. Costumes by Bartholomew Cariss.
Mr. Malcolm’s List (July 1)
A young woman courts a mysterious wealthy suitor in 19th-century England. No costume designer listed yet on IMDB!
Mrs Harris Goes to Paris (July 15)
A 1950s cleaning lady falls in love with a couture Dior dress. Costumes by Jenny Beavan.
A League of Their Own (Aug. 12 on Amazon Prime)
Series about about the WWII All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Costumes by Trayce Gigi Field. This is just a teaser trailer:
Leonardo (Aug. 16 on The CW)
Leonardo da Vinci miniseries starring Aidan Turner. Costumes by Alessandro Lai.
Medieval (Sept. 9)
14th-century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka defeats armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire. Costumes by Katerina Mirová.
Catherine, Called Birdy (Sept. 23 on Amazon)
Movie about a 14-year-old girl in medieval England, based on a Young Adult novel by Karen Cushman. No costume designer listed yet on IMDB. This is a “first look” clip:
Miss Scarlet & The Duke season 2 (Oct. 16 on PBS)
Eliza Scarlet joins forces with a Scotland Yard Inspector to solve crime in 19th-century London. Costumes by Momirka Bailovic.
No Release Date
A German film about the beginning-to-age Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Costumes by Monika Buttinger.
Interview with the Vampire (AMC)
TV series inspired by the Anne Rice book & set in the 1920s. Costumes by Carol Cutshall.
The Railway Children Return
A group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during WWII. Costumes by Dinah Collin.
Which of these upcoming frock flicks has you most excited?