Upcoming Movies & TV Shows

Frock Flicks in the Works

Historical costume movies and TV series premiering soon or in production that we’ve heard about. Yes, the dates are U.S.-centric, that’s how we roll.
TitleDescriptionCostume DesignerDate
Genius: MLK/XThe formative years & dueling philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Malcolm X.Mercedes Cook & Tamika JacksonFebruary 1 on National Geographic Channel
Three Little BirdsMiniseries following three women who leave Jamaica for Great Britain in the 1950s.Mena MartinezFebruary 1, 2024, on BritBox
The Promised LandSet in 1755 about Ludvig Kahlen who cultivated the wild heath of Jutland.Kicki IlanderFebruary 2, 2024
The Taste of ThingsThe story of a cook & the gourmet with whom she has been working, set in the 1900s.Nu Yên-Khê TranFebruary 9, 2024
The New LookA World War II-set drama about fashion icons Christian Dior and Coco Chanel.Karen Muller SerreauFebruary 14, 2024, on Apple TV
ShōgunMiniseries, based on James Clavell’s novel, about an English sailor in 17th-c. Japan.Carlos RosarioFebruary 27, 2024, on FX & Hulu
The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin"Dick is a really famous robber, whose success is defined mostly by his charm, showmanship, and great hair."Richard CookeMarch 1, 2024, on Apple TV
CabriniBiopic of Francesca Cabrini, who became one of the great entrepreneurs of the 19th century.Alisha SilversteinMarch 8, 2024
ManhuntMiniseries following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.Katie IrishMarch 15, 2024, on Apple TV
Palm RoyaleTV series about a woman breaking into Palm Beach high society of the 1960s.Alix FriedbergMarch 20, 2024, on Apple TV
Renegade NellMiniseries about a female bandit during the reign of Queen Anne of England.Tom PyeMarch 29, 2024, on Disney+
A Gentleman in MoscowMiniseries follows a Russian aristocrat during the Bolshevik Revolution.Sam PerryMarch 31, 2024, on Showtime
Mary & GeorgeMiniseries about the Countess of Buckingham who molded her son to seduce King James I.Annie SymonsApril 5, 2024, on Starz
Interview with the VampireSeason 2 of the TV adaption of Anne Rice's series heads into the 1930s and World War II.Carol CutshallMay 12, 2024, on AMC
BridgertonSeason 3 of the Regency romance focuses on Penelope Featherington & Colin Bridgerton.May 16, 2024, on Netflix
FirebrandA film about Queen Catherine Parr and Henry VIII's marriage.Michael O'ConnorJune 21, 2024
Nosferatu"A gothic tale of obsession between a young woman in 19th century Germany and the Transylvanian vampire who stalks her."Linda MuirDecember 25, 2024
The Piano LessonBased on the August Wilson play set in the 1930s, a family decides what to do with an heirloom.Francine Jamison-Tanchuck2024 on Netflix
Seize Them!A comedy set in Dark Age Britain.Caroline Harris2024
ShardlakeSean Bean as Thomas Cromwell in a miniseries about the dissolution of the monasteries in the Tudor era.Bartholomew Cariss2024 on Disney+
Wicked Little LettersA 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a dark, absurd scandal.Charlotte Walter2024
Widow ClicquotDrama about the the Veuve Clicquot champagne family and business that began in the late 18th century.Marie Frémont2024
Sherlock & DaughterYet another twist on the Sherlock Holmes story, starring David Thewlis as the detective.2025 on The CW
CarêmeTV series about chef Antoine Carême, who cooked for Napoleon, Tsar Alexander, & the RothschildsApple TV
Chief of WarFrom the indigenous point of view, this TV series tells the story of the unification and colonization of Hawaii in the 18th century.Caroline EselinApple TV
The Count of Monte CristoA new French/Italian TV version of the Dumas classic.Ursula Patzak
The DecameronSeries set in 1348 during the Black Death.Gabriella Pescucci & Uliva PizzettiNetflix
King and ConquerorWilliam of Normandy & Harold of Wessex meet at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
LeeKate Winslet stars as war correspondent & photographer Lee Miller during World War II.Michael O'Connor
The LeopardTV series based on the novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa about Italian unification in the 1860s.Carlo Poggioli & Edoardo RussoNetflix
LongbournThe lives of the servants of Longbourn House, home to the Bennet family of Jane Austen's 'Pride & Prejudice.'
Monstrous BeautyA woman born with a rare condition becomes a playwright at King Charles II's court.Annie Symons
My Lady JaneComedy series about Lady Jane Grey, based on a series of YA historical fiction novels.Stephanie CollieAmazon
One Hundred Years of SolitudeA TV adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez's novel that traces seven generations of a Columbian family.Netflix
Outlander: Blood of My BloodPrequel series focusing on Jamie Fraser's parents.Starz
SeacoleThe story of Mary Seacole, a Jamaican nurse who sought to work with Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War.Luminita Lungu
Winter PalaceSeries about a Swiss luxury hotel in 1899.Netflix
Wolf Hall: The Mirror and the LightContinuation Thomas Cromwell's life during his last four years, based on the Hilary Mantel trilogy.PBS