First Trailer for Chekhov Classic ‘The Seagull’, Starring Ronan, Bening

Adaptation of Chekhov Classic

Sony Pictures Classics has released the first trailer for an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s stage classic The Seagull, starring Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening, Elisabeth Moss, Corey Stoll, and Brian Dennehy.

The story follows the romantic and personal conflicts of a dynamic cast of characters. The film is directed by Broadway director Michael Mayer and is written by himself and Tony-winning playwright Stephen Karam. The Seagull is set for release in select cities May 11.

Check it out below…

Adaptation of Chekhov Classic

An aging actress named Irina Arkadina pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, so the actress all her life has consumed and rejected her son, who loves Nina. The victims are destroyed while the sophisticates continue on their way.