The Favourite is a 2018 period black comedy film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by. By September 2015, it was announced that Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Kate Winslet had been cast in the film, portraying Abigail Masham,
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close.
The Oscar winner also spoke about the "dicey and complicated" sexuality at the heart of the acclaimed film.