‘King Lear’ starring Anthony Hopkins (Amazon Studios)
Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80-year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him.
When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her. With that fateful decision, family and state collapse into chaos and warfare.
Directed by Richard Eyre, King Lear stars Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Jim Carter, Tobias Menzies, Emily Watson, John Macmillan, Florence Pugh, Emma Thompson, and Anthony Calf.