1960s thriller ‘Last Night in Soho’ is in cinemas now – watch the trailer!

Edgar Wright’s new movie is finally released today.

The director of Shaun of the DeadHot FuzzSpaced, and Baby Driver returns with Last Night in Soho.

A psychological thriller set in 1960s London, the film has had its release date repeatedly bumped due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It was originally meant to be out last September, before being delayed to this April, and was then pushed back again.

Leading the cast are The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy and The Crown star Matt Smith.

Other familiar faces for period drama fans include Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (Jojo Rabbit), Terence Stamp (Valkyrie), Rita Tushingham (Doctor Zhivago), and Synnøve Karlsen (Medici).

Last Night in Solo also marks the final screen appearances of Dame Diana Rigg (Victoria) and Margaret Nolan (Goldfinger), who both died in 2020.

The official synopsis reads: “In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie.

“But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.”

Watch the latest trailer:


Last Night in Soho is showing in UK and US cinemas now.

Director and writer Edgar Wright previously commented: “I realised I had never made a film about central London – specifically Soho, somewhere I’ve spent a huge amount of time in the last 25 years.

“With Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead you make movies about places you’ve lived in. This movie is about the London I’ve existed in.”

Last Night in Soho is available on DVD on Amazon.