Friday, July 6, 2018

GORGEOUS FIRST POSTER FOR 19TH CENTURY INDIA SET EPIC 'SWORDS AND SCEPTRES' WITH DEREK JACOBI, RUPERT EVERETT, NATHANIEL PARKER, BEN LAMB, DEVIKA BHISE!

'SWORDS AND SCEPTRES'
POSTER WITH RUPERT EVERETT AND DEREK JACOBI
Swords and Sceptres is coming out sometime this year
Now, this one still does not have a release date nor a trailer, but we do have the first poster for India set epic movie SWORDS AND SCEPTRES which boasts a rather strong British cast lead by Derek Jacobi as Lord Palmerston, Rupert Everett as Sir Hugh Rose, Nathaniel Parker as Sir Robert Hamilton and Jodhi May as Queen Victoria herself!

SWORDS AND SCEPTRES also starring Ben Lamb and directed by female director Swati Bhise (the producer of Dev Patel's The Man Who Knew Infinity), is a sweeping historical tale of women's empowerment, which brings
Devika Bhise also wrote the movie with director Swati Bhise, her mother
the true story of Lakshmibai (played by Indian star Devika Bhise whom you have watched before in The Accidental Husband and The Man Who Knew
Lakshmibai was the queen of Jhansi in mid 19th century
Infinity with Dev Pathel and Jeremy Irons), the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous
Rani of Jhansi died in battle when she was just 30 with 5,000 of her soldiers
mutiny of 1857. The movie has finished production earlier last winter and should probably be released sometime later this year.

22 comments:

  1. Love movies about fierce women warriors! Will definitely go to this!

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    1. Sadly, she was killed in a very nasty way in the end fighting against the bloody Raj

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  2. Oh, Derek Jacobi, and his unforgettable appearance as Claudius! Now a Lord in an indian epic. I hope the plot fits his huge talent.

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    1. He is my fave senior actor beside Ian McKellen and late Peter Ustinov, love them all three to bits

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  3. She looks ready to cut off a thing or two.

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  4. I love that SWORDS AND SCEPTRES is based on a true story.

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  5. I also love films about inspiring women. She seemed like a lady who was kicking asses and taking names!

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  6. So many beautiful costumes!

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  7. Very cool - I know way too little about Indian history anyway!

    -Kati
    Almost Stylish

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    1. it is too complex and too vast for us to comprehend!

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  8. I was on the set in the making of the movie its more of a global story of humanity than indiacentric. Actress Devika Bhise is an American actress and not an Indian actress but she is of Indian heritage, the same heritage as Rani Laxmibai.

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