Time to see what’s coming up in the new year! Dates are for U.S. release, and you can always check our Upcoming Movies page for more.
The Aspern Papers (Jan. 11)
Adaptation of a Henry James novel, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson, set in 1885 Venice. Costumes by Birgit Hutter.
Victoria: season 3 (Jan. 13 on PBS)
Season 3 of Queen Victoria’s reign. Costumes by Rosalind Ebbutt.
Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story (Jan. 19 on Lifetime)
Christina Ricci stars in a TV movie as the 19th-century journalist who exposed mistreatment of asylum patients in New York. Costumes by Joanna Syrokomla.
Sonja: The White Swan (Jan. 29)
Biopic about athelete turned actress Sonja Henie. Costumes by Lorna Marie Mugan and Lena Mossum.
The ABC Murders (Feb. 1 on Amazon)
John Malkovich plays Poirot in this 1930s TV mystery. Costumes by Lindsay Pugh.
The Aftermath (March 15)
A British woman (Keira Knightley) joins her husband in Hamburg in the immediate aftermath of WWII. Costumes by Bojana Nikitovic.
Dumbo (March 29)
“A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus. But when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.” If Kendra watches this, she will cry. Costumes by Colleen Atwood.
Mrs. Wilson (March 31 on PBS)
A mid-century woman finds out her recently deceased husband was a bigamist. Costumes by Lorna Marie Mugan.
Peterloo (April 5)
“A drama based on events surrounding the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces fired on a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.” Costumes by Jacqueline Durran.
Les Misérables (April 14 on PBS)
Non-singing BBC miniseries based on Victor Hugo’s novel. Costumes by Marianne Agertoft.
Downton Abbey (Sept. 20)
The Crawley clan are coming to the big screen!
Sometime in 2019
Elisa y Marcela
The story of the first same-sex marriage in Spain to take place after the Roman Imperial era, which occurred on June 8, 1901. Costumes by Mercè Paloma.
Another Philippa Fucking Gregory TV miniseries adaption on Starz, this one’s about Catherine of Aragon. Costumes by Phoebe de Gaye.
Vita and Virginia
The love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Costumes by Lorna Marie Mugan.
Which historical costume film/series are you most excited about?