Mark Mylod’s dark comedy will be available for moviegoer consumption on Nov. 18 in theaters, Searchlight has just announced. In the Seth Reiss-scripted movie, a couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travel to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
A seven-hour drama series about chess players? It might sound more like a punishment at first than a pleasure. But The Queen’s Gambit — now streaming on Netflix; I’ve seen all seven episodes — does the unthinkable: It manages to make the game of chess fascinating… and sexy, even. (I know!) It’s an underdog story