- „Mary, Queen of Scots“ tells the story of the friendship and rivalry between cousins Mary Stuart, the Queen of Scotland, and Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled over England and Ireland.
- The two queens are portrayed by Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie in the upcoming film. But while Ronan is recognizable as Mary, Queen of Scots, Robbie is nearly unrecognizable as Queen Elizabeth I.
- Here’s what the cast looks like in real life.
- „Mary Queen of Scots“ landed in theaters on Friday.
Saoirse Ronan stars as the titular Mary, Queen of Scots.
Mary was the Queen of Scotland and cousin of Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled over England and Ireland. The two became rivals after Mary attempted to claim her cousin’s throne. She was beheaded at the age of 44.
Ronan, 24, is really Irish, not Scottish.
The 24-year-old actress has been nominated for three Oscars for her roles in „Atonement,“ „Brooklyn,“ and „Lady Bird.“
Margot Robbie transformed into Queen Elizabeth I with red hair and painted face.
Elizabeth ruled over England and Ireland until her death at 69. She was succeeded by her cousin Mary’s son, James VI.
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