Inspired by a true story, Chevalier will compose itself in cinemas on June 9th from Searchlight Pictures.

Based on the incredible true story of Joseph Bologne, Searchlight Pictures are bringing us the movie, Chevalier. Kelvin Harrison Jr. portrays Bologne with support from Lucy Boynton as Marie Antoinette, and appearances from Samara Weaving, Sian Clifford, and Minnie Driver.  Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer and poster for the film, which will be in cinemas on June 9th.


Inspired by the incredible story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) herself and her court.


Searchlight Pictures presents a Stephen Williams film, CHEVALIER, starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Samara Weaving, Lucy Boynton, Minnie Driver, Sian Clifford, Alex Fitzalan, and Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo. Directed by Stephen Williams, the film is written by Stefani Robinson and produced by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe at Element Pictures, Stefani Robinson, and Dianne McGunigle. Production designer Karen Murphy, director of photography Jess Hall, composer Michael Abels, costume designer Oliver García, editor John Axelrad, and set decorator Lotty Sanna round out the production team.



Searchlight Pictures is a global specialty film and television company that develops, produces, finances, and acquires motion pictures and series for both worldwide theatrical and streaming releases. It has its own marketing and distribution operations and is part of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company. Founded in 1994 as Fox Searchlight Pictures, the company’s titles have grossed over $5 billion worldwide, amassing 46 Academy Awards including five Best Picture winners since 2009: “Slumdog Millionaire”, “12 Years a Slave”, “Birdman”, “The Shape of Water”, and “Nomadland”; 55 BAFTA Awards, 32 Golden Globe Awards, and 10 Grammy Awards. Searchlight Television, the division which develops and produces series for streaming, network, and cable partners, earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress and an additional 5 nominations for its first production “The Dropout” from Elizabeth Meriwether, in partnership with Hulu and 20th Studios.

Searchlight recently released Mark Mylod’s “The Menu”; Martin McDonagh’s Academy Award nominated “The Banshees of Inisherin”; Andrew Ahn’s “Fire Island”; and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s Oscar-winning documentary feature “Summer Of Soul” (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” with Hulu and in partnership with Disney’s Onyx Collective. Upcoming releases include Stephen Williams’ “Chevalier”; Eva Longoria’s “Flamin’ Hot”; Taika Waititi’s “Next Goal Wins”; and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Poor Things”.


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Chevalier will be composing itself to become a box office hit when it opens in cinemas on June 9th.

Are you familiar with the true story? Will you be going to see the film? Do you think it will be a great dramatic affair? Conduct yourself down to the comments section to let us know!

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