‘Mary Shelley’ trailer: New period drama movie about ‘Frankenstein’ author’s life

New period drama movie Mary Shelley is in cinemas now.

The film tells the true story of the passionate and tumultuous love affair between the brilliant Mary Wollstonecraft and the dangerously charismatic poet Percy Shelley, which inspired Mary, at age 18, to write the groundbreaking classic Frankenstein.

Watch the trailer:

Mary Shelley stars Elle Fanning as the eponymous author, alongside Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Douglas Booth (Great Expectations) and Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey).