Sony Classics has debuted the first trailer for the period drama The Seagull, based on the classic play of the same name by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. The film stars Annette Bening as an aging actress named Irina Arkadina who pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. Irina introduces a successful novelist, Boris, to Nina, the free-spirited young woman from a neighboring estate. She falls for Boris, and this causes quite the commotion at the estate, but of course. Saoirse Ronan also stars as Nina, with a cast including Elisabeth Moss, Billy Howle, Corey Stoll, Michael Zegen, Mare Winningham, Brian Dennehy, Glenn Fleshler, & Jon Tenney.
- Watch here the first trailer for The Seagull: