Today Roadside Attractions released the first trailer for the upcoming bio pic of the legendary Judy Garland entitled, Judy. The films stars Renée Zellweger taking on the role of Garland in the film.
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer.”
The film also stars Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, and Michael Gambon. It is directed by Rupert Goold with a screenplay by Tom Edge. The film is set for release on September 27, 2019.