Firebrand Movie Release 2024

The highly acclaimed and anticipated Fireband movie by Sony Entertainment will be released in U.S theaters June 21, 2024. The historical drama-thriller is based on a true story set in 16th Century Tudor England and stars Alicia Vikander and Jude Law. Production of the film was in England where the film was released in 2023.

The movie premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2023 and was nominated for the Palme d’Or award. Firebrand has all the elements of a good film, an excellent story, suburb director and A-list actors with heart pounding suspense and intrigue. Critics have called Firebrand “electric, riveting, terrifying, intriguing, suspenseful, compelling, and explosive.” High praise has been bestowed on Alicia Virkander, Jude Law, and Simon Russell Beale for their acting in the film.

Watch: Alicia Vikander, Jude Law clash in Tudor drama 'Firebrand' -

The director of the Firebrand movie is Karim Ainouk of Brazil. This is his first English speaking movie. He is known for Sale, Invisible Life, Futuro Beach, and Viajo Porque Preciso. His films have been premiered at Cannes, Berlin, Venice, and Rio de Janero film festivals. Ainouk has been awarded Cannes, Rio, and Coral awards.

The movie screenwriters are Jessica Ashworth (Becoming Jane, Killing Eve, The Crowded Room, The Sarah Jane Adventures) and Henrietta Ashworth (Killing Eve, The Crowded Room, Tell It to the Bees).

Firebrand Trailer Sets Release Date for Alicia Vikander & Jude Law  Historical Drama

The film is a true story set in Tudor England in the 16th Century. It is about the dangerous relationship of ailing and paranoid King Henry VIII (1491-1547) and his last wife Catharine Parr (1512-1548). Catharine Parr reluctantly agrees to become the sixth wife of the tyrannical King. This carries great risk, her five predecessors were either vanquished, beheaded, or died. Henry’s courtiers perceive her to be a threat and begin to cast doubts on her fidelity to turn the King against her.

Queen Catherine is named Regent while the King is away fighting a war overseas. When he returns he turns his fury on the growing radical Protestants charging Catharine’s childhood friend with treason and burns her at the stake. Catherine finds herself fighting for her own survival. Queen Catherine Parr’s fate was to change the British kingdom forever.

Jude Law & Alicia Vikander 'Firebrand' Movie Gets 8 Minute-Plus Standing  Ovation: Cannes

Cast Members

Alicia Virkander plays Queen Catherine Parr. Virkander is a distinguished Swedish actress awarded an Oscar and nominations for 2 Golden Globes and 3 BAFTA’s. She is known for Ex Machina, The Danish Girl, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Jason Bourne, and Tomb Raider.

Jude Law is a leading British actor in film, TV, and stage who plays King Henry VIII. He has been awarded a BAFTA and a Cesar and nominations for 2 Oscars, 4 Golden Globes, 2 Tonys, and 3 Oliviers. He is known for Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Fantastic Beasts, Sherlock Holmes, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Simon Russell Beale, acclaimed British actor on stage, film, and TV plays the bishop trying to incriminate Catherine Parr. Beale has been described as the greatest stage actor of his generation. He has been awarded a BAFTA, a Tony, and 3 Oliviers with 10 nominations. He is known for The Death of Stalin, The Outfit, Operation Finale, A Dance to the Music of Time, Thor, and Into the Woods.

Eddie Marsan, an accomplished British actor in numerous film and TV roles, plays Duke Edward Seymour. Awarded 2 BIFA and a Critics Circle awards, with a BAFTA nomination. Known for Happy Go Lucky, The World’s End, 21 Grams, Snow White and the Hunstman, Atomic Blonde, and Sherlock Holmes.

Patsy Ferrin, distinguished Spanish actress in film, TV, and stage. Winner of an Olivier and 2 Critic Circle’s awards. Known for Blithe Spirit, Living, God’s Own Country, and Darkest Hour.

Amr Waked, acclaimed Egyptian actor of film, TV, and stage. Winner of Dubai and Alexandrian awards. Known for Lucy, Syriana, House of Saddam, Wonder Women, and Contagion.

Simon Riley, British actor, model, and singer, plays Baron Thomas Seymour. He is known for Maleficent, Pride and Prejudice’s and Zombies, Control, and On the Road.

Erin Doherty, British actress that plays the radical Anne Askew. Known for The Crown, A Thousand Blows, Reawakening, and Intelligent Design.

Firebrand' Trailer: Alicia Vikander & Jude Law Star In Period Drama About  Henry VIII

Official movie trailer


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Bruce J. Wood
Bruce J. Wood
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