AFI FEST 2018: Mary Queen of Scots World Premiere To Close Festival

“This year’s festival showcases compelling women-directed narratives that challenge the status quo, and MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS is no exception.”
–Michael Lumpkin, Director, AFI Festivals

Focus Features and Working Title’s Mary Queen of Scots will close out this year’s AFI Fest. The closing night gala will take place on November 15, 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The movie opens in the US on December 7, 2018 and in the UK on January 19, 2019. It is based off of John Guy’s Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart biography. It is directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon.


  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Margot Robbie
  • Jack Lowden
  • Joe Alwyn
  • Gemma Chan
  • Martin Compston
  • Isamel Cordova
  • Brendan Coyle
  • Ian Hart
  • Adrian Lester
  • James McArdle
  • David Tennant
  • Guy Pearce