The Favourite is a 2018 period black comedy film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by. By September 2015, it was announced that Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Kate Winslet had been cast in the film, portraying Abigail Masham,
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close.
Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman: "The Favourite" raises Yorgos Lanthimos' wicked humor to a royal power. This weekend, Yorgos Lanthimos' $19-million costume dramedy The Favourite became the top 2018 specialty opener and with that, secured the promise of Oscar nominations for its three leads.