Ian McKellan and Helen Mirren Thrill in ‘The Good Liar’ Trailer — WATCH
A new trailer for the Bill Condon drama The Good Liar featuring Sir Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren has dropped, and boy is it delicious.
Bill Condon, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Gods and Monsters, directed and produced the film from a screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher (Mr. Holmes), based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle.
Russell Tovey (TV’s Quantico) and Jim Carter (TV’s Downton Abbey) also star alongside McKellen and Mirren.
At first glance, she appears to be falling in love with Roy (and the feelings may be reciprocated) and easily duped. But now that there is a second trailer, it appears she may have plans of her own.
At 0:40 in the below clip, we find Betty sitting in a dark room, all alone, with the lights off. And when the lamp pops on, she appears to be waiting on someone. Betty gives a little speech, saying, “You know, it’s very peculiar. Doing things you’d never imagine. Secrets between you, God, the Devil and the dead… [Insert very dramatic pause]… You’re becoming a very good liar.”
In theaters on November 15th.
Career con artist Roy Courtnay (McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Mirren) online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.
Watch The Good Liar trailer below:
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