Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone Go Head to Head in New ‘The Favourite’ Trailer (Video)

Drama also stars Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn

Last Updated: September 4, 2018 @ 7:44 AM

Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone go head-to-head, vying to be Queen Anne’s favorite in a new trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite.”

In the trailer, the close relationship between Queen Anne (Colman) and Sarah Churchill (Weisz) is threatened when Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Masham (Stone), stops by and asks for a job. A bitter rivalry between the two relatives start.

Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Mark Gatiss, James Smith and Jenny Rainsford also star in the drama directed by Lanthimos, whose last two films were “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” and “The Lobster,” the latter of which also starred Weisz.

“The Favourite” had its world premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival on Aug. 30 and is scheduled for release on Nov. 23.

Producers are Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Lanthimos, and Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara penned the script.

Watch the trailer above.