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Helen Mirren & Ian McKellen star in a brand new trailer for The Good Liar

The Bill Condon-directed drama heads to cinemas on November 8th.

The Good Liar
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A brand new trailer has surfaced for The Good Liar, from director Bill Condon.

The film pairs up two of our most iconic actors – Sir Ian McKellen & Dame Helen Mirren. Russell Tovey and Jim Carter co-star.

The Good Liar will be released nationwide on 8th November 2019 and tells a story about the secrets people keep and the lies they live.

Career con man Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), who is worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes.

Legendary actors Helen Mirren (Oscar winner for The Queen) and Ian McKellen (two-time Oscar nominee for Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and Gods and Monsters) star together on screen for the first time in this suspenseful drama.

Bill Condon, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Gods and Monsters, directs The Good Liar from a screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher (the excellent and underrated Mr. Holmes), based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Lewis Jones, Phil Dunster, Nell Williams, Lily Dodsworth-Evans, Michael Culkin, Bessie Carter, Celine Buckens, Laurie Davidson, Julian Ferro and Aleksandar Jovanovic also co-star in the drama.

The film is produced by Greg Yolen and Bill Condon. Richard Brener, Andrea Johnston, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Anjay Nagpal, Jack Morrissey, and Nick O’Hagan executive produce.

The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Tobias Schliessler (Beauty and the Beast, Mr. Holmes), production designer John Stevenson (BAFTA nominee, Burton and Taylor), editor Virginia Katz (Beauty and the Beast, Mr. Holmes), and costume designer Keith Madden (miniseries Patrick Melrose, Mr. Holmes).

The music is composed by two-time Oscar nominee Carter Burwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Carol).

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