Categories Mary Queen of Scots Public Appearances

(Photos) “Mary Queen of Scots” European Premiere

(Photos) “Mary Queen of Scots” European Premiere

Saoirse attended the European premiere of “Mary Queen of Scots” earlier tonight! Our gallery has been updated with photos of her at the event. For photos of her co-star Margot Robbie, make sure you visit our friends’ fansite: margot-robbie.com.

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Categories Interviews Photoshoots

Saoirse & Margot Robbie talk to the NY Times

Saoirse & Margot Robbie talk to the NY Times

A new interview with Saoirse and her “Mary Queen of Scots” co-star Margot Robbie has been published by The New York Times! The portrait released with it has been added to our gallery, and you can read the article below.

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie Are Coming Into Their Power
The “Mary Queen of Scots” stars and former Oscar rivals are tired of being people-pleasers. “There’s a lot of power in saying no,” says Robbie.

When Josie Rourke made her pitch to direct “Mary Queen of Scots,” about the royal rivalry between the Scottish ruler Mary Stuart and the English Queen Elizabeth I, she suggested thinking of the movie as a renaissance version of “Heat.” Like that thriller, which cast Al Pacino and Robert De Niro on opposite sides of the law, “what the film needed was a really great scene for two women to play opposite each other,” Rourke said.

Much of “Mary Queen of Scots” (due Friday) builds to that moment when Mary and Elizabeth finally meet — a cinematic flourish, as historians believe the two communicated only by letter. The film’s scene is the sort of centerpiece that only works if you know the women playing it are formidably matched equals offscreen, too. In casting Margot Robbie as Elizabeth opposite Saoirse Ronan’s Mary, Rourke found a pair so well-matched that they even competed against each other for last season’s best actress Oscar.

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Categories Interviews Photoshoots

The LA Times talks about “Mary Queen of Scots”

The LA Times talks about “Mary Queen of Scots”

A new article about “Mary Queen of Scots” has been released by the Los Angeles Times! Saoirse, Margot Robbie and director Josie Rourke discussed the movie with Jen Yamato and posed for a couple of portraits, which have been added to our photo gallery.

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From the moment she became queen of Scotland at 6 days old, the world never stopped scrutinizing Mary Stuart’s every move — or pitting her against Elizabeth I of England, the cousin whose throne she held a claim to by birth.

Executed at the age of 44, implicated in a plot to assassinate Elizabeth that historians debate to this day, it was her enemies who would write Mary’s legacy. So in the turbulent years of her controversial life, contemporaries wonder, who was the real woman known as Mary, Queen of Scots, and what led to her tragic undoing?

Put another way in director Josie Rourke’s forceful new biopic, “Mary Queen of Scots”: What if Mary and Elizabeth could’ve just sat down together and worked things out?

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Categories Interviews Mary Queen of Scots Videos

(Videos) “Mary Queen of Scots” Interviews

(Videos) “Mary Queen of Scots” Interviews

Aaaand the press for “Mary Queen of Scots” is going strong! The interviews with our two leading ladies, Saoirse and Margot Robbie, have started to come out, and we have a couple of links to share with you. We’ll share more as we find them. Dani is very good at discovering them quickly, so if you follow our fansite on Twitter @saoirseronancom, you might see them first.

We have a new member on our team! Welcome to Carol, who’ll be taking care of our fansite’s Instagram account (@saoirseronancom).

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Categories Mary Queen of Scots Photoshoots

“Mary, Queen of Scots” Poster + Promotional

“Mary, Queen of Scots” Poster + Promotional

A new poster for Mary, Queen of Scots featuring Saoirse and Margot Robbie has been released! We have added it to our photo gallery, as well as two promotional images of Saoirse as Queen Mary Stuart – one of which seems to be part of the movie’s official photoshoot. The other is a better quality version of a still we had added before.

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Categories Magazine Scans

(Scans) The New York Times & Entertainment Weekly

Our gallery has been updated with digital scans from the latest issues of The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly. The first features an article about The Greatest Performances of 2017, in which our lovely Saoirse has been included, and the 2nd talks about Mary, Queen of Scots. Thanks to Luciana, from james-mcavoy.com, for sending the EW images our way!

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