The latest trailer of the epic biographical drama Queen of the Desert consists of a star studded cast including actors Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, James Franco and Damian Lewis in the lead role. The film tells the story of Gertrude Bell who is a British traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer. Her love for travelling and getting to know people from varied culture lands her in the Arabian deserts where she becomes to be known as ‘Queen of the Desert’.
The short trailer gives us an insight about the life of Gertrude Bell played by Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman. From what we see, it looks like Gertrude is a woman of free spirit who cannot be tied down by one man. The trailer shows Nicole romancing James Franco where it looks like the duo are long lost lovers. Twilight fame Robert Pattinson is Lawrence of Arabia who is a mysterious character that accompanies Gertrude while exploring the deserts.
Queen of the Desert‘s trailer does not give us much of an idea about what the film is based on. It was premiered this year on February 6th at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. Academy Award nominee Werner Herzog has directed as well as written the screenplay of the film. Homeland fame Damien Lewis also plays a pivotal role in the film. Queen of the Desert also stars actors Jay Abdo, Mark Lewis Jones, Holly Earl, Jenny Agutter, Christopher Fulford and David Calder among others. Release date of the film has yet not been announced.