June 02, 2023
In The Lost King, Sally Hawkins plays an amateur historian who defies the dull academic establishment in her efforts to find King Richard III's remains. Coming to AMC+ and Acorn TV. Watch the preview trailer, learn the release date, starring actors, summary and more.
The movie The Lost King will premiere on AMC+ and Acorn TV on Friday, June 16.
The Lost King Summary
The Lost King is a true story about the discovery of King Richard III's remains in 2012. The search was led by amateur historian Philippa Langley, who faced skepticism from experts and academics. Despite this, she persevered and ultimately proved them wrong, shedding new light on one of England’s most controversial kings.
Directed by Stephen Frears.
The Lost King Actors
- Sally Hawkins as Philippa Langley
- Steve Coogan as John Langley
- Adam Robb as Max Langley
- Harry Lloyd as Richard III / Pete
- Shonagh Price as Kelly
- Helen Katamba as Awusi
- Lewis Macleod as Tony
- Jenny Douglas as Kirsty
- Benjamin Scanlan as Raife Langley
- Robert Jack as Alex
- Sarah MacGillivray as Susan
- John-Paul Hurley as Buckingham
- James Rottger as Richmond
- Jessica Hardwick as Bookseller
- Bruce Fummey as Hamish
- David Ireland as Big Keith
- Glenna Morrison as Lorna
- Alison Peebles as Annette
- Kern Falconer as Ken
The Lost King Movie Preview
Below is the official preview trailer for The Lost King.
About Philippa Langley
Philippa Langley gained widespread recognition for her pivotal role in the remarkable discovery and exhumation of King Richard III's remains in 2012. Leading the Looking for Richard project, Langley spearheaded the ambitious endeavor to locate the long-lost grave of the infamous monarch. As a devoted Ricardian, she has dedicated herself to exploring and understanding the life and reign of King Richard III.
Langley's passion and expertise have resulted in the publication of books and appearances in documentaries centered around the quest for Richard III. In recognition of her significant contributions, she was honored with an MBE, signifying her induction as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. This prestigious award acknowledges her outstanding work and remarkable achievements in the field.
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