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.
The King’s Daughter (Jan. 21)
Formerly titled The Moon and the Sun & featuring King Louis XIV with a mermaid. Costumes by Lizzy Gardiner.
The Gilded Age (Jan. 24 on HBO)
Series set in 1880s New York City created by Downton Abbey‘s Julian Fellowes. Costumes by Kasia Walicka-Maimone.
Death on the Nile (Feb. 11)
Kenneth Branagh’s version of the Agatha Christie mystery. Costumes by Paco Delgado.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 4 (Feb. 18 on Amazon)
Downton Abbey: A New Era (March 18)
More of the Crawley family and Downton staff in the 1920s. Costumes by Anna Robbins.
Bridgerton season 2 (March 25 on Netflix)
Season 2 follows the eldest son & heir’s attempts to find a suitable bride. Costumes by Sophie Canale. This isn’t a full trailer, just a first look clip.
The Northman (April 8)
Set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century, a Nordic prince sets out on a mission of revenge after his father is murdered. Costumes by Linda Muir.
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Becoming Elizabeth (Starz)
Miniseries about the early years of Queen Elizabeth I. Costumes by Bartholomew Cariss.
A Very British Scandal (Amazon)
The notorious divorce of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll during the 1960s. Costumes by Ian Fulcher.
Which of these upcoming frock flicks has you most excited?