My Policeman, the new film by Harry Styles: release date, trailer

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You’ve heard it all before don’t worry darling: the beginning and end of the drama, the #Spitgate scandal, the Miss Flo and Chris Pine memes, the focus on the relationship between Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde. And while there’s been a lot of talk about the pop star’s new film, it’s not the only hype he’s hitting theaters this fall: meet my policeman.

Based on the LGBTQ+ romance novel of the same name, my policeman has been in the pipeline for eight years, but the “Watermelon Sugar” singer was originally not on producers’ radar. It was in fact his interest in the role that ultimately landed Styles the gig.

“He had read the script so many times that he knew every moment of it in that meeting,” director Michael Grandage said. vanity lounge (opens in a new tab). “He knew other people’s lines; he knew all of his lines. He knew why he wanted to talk about it, why one scene worked this way and another worked another way.”

We have a few weeks before my policeman premieres, so in the meantime, let’s see what this other The Harry Styles movie is all about.

What is Harry Styles’ new ‘My Policeman’ movie about?

my policeman is set in the 1950s in a world where being gay is not legal, which is especially difficult for Tom Burgess (Styles). Between his career as a policeman, where he is supposed to enforce the law, and his feelings for Patrick Hazelwood (David Dawson), museum curator, things get complicated.

Matters of the heart become even more delicate when he tries to conform to the “norm” and marries a teacher, Marion (The crown‘s Emma Corrin), which, of course, does not end well. my policeman flip-flops between time periods, between the start of Marion and Tom’s marriage and decades later when they try to pick up the pieces and let Patrick into their lives after a stroke.

David Dawson and Harry Styles in

(Image credit: Amazon Prime Video)

What is the release date of ‘My Policeman’?

my policeman hits theaters in the US and UK on Friday, October 21. It will be available to stream worldwide on Friday, November 4.

Where can I watch “My Policeman”?

An original from Amazon, my policeman will be available to stream on Prime Video starting November 4. The current Prime Video subscription is $8.99 per month. Access to Prime Video is also included with a general Amazon Prime account, which you can get for $14.99 per month or $139 per year.

Watch the trailer for “My Policeman”:

Amazon released an official trailer for my policeman Wednesday, September 7. If a glimpse of the retro forbidden love story didn’t have you dreaming, the song choice surely will: the painful cover of Cat Power’s “Sea of ​​Love.”

Who is part of the cast of “My policeman”?

  • Harry Styles as young Tom Burgess
  • David Dawson as young Patrick Hazelwood
  • Emma Corrin as young Marion Taylor
  • Linus Roache as Older Tom Burgess
  • Rupert Everett as Older Patrick Hazelwood
  • Gina McKee as older Marion Taylor

Emma Corrin and Harry Styles in

(Image credit: Amazon Prime Video)

Is ‘My Policeman’ a book?

Yes, the film was adapted from the 2012 novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts, with a screenplay by Ron Nyswaner.

One of the film’s producers, Robbie Rogers, told vanity lounge (opens in a new tab) how the romance novel shook his world when he first read it: “It was kind of like my coming out book…I really think the book found me.” After passing the book on to her husband, fellow producer Greg Berlanti, they decided to adapt the page-turner into a film.

What is the rating of “My policeman”?

my policeman is rated R for sexual content.

Styles addressed the film’s sex scenes in his rolling stone (opens in a new tab) cover story, saying, “A lot of the gay sex in the movie is two guys going at it, and that kind of takes away the tenderness.” He continued: “There will be, I imagine, people watching it who were very much alive at that time when it was illegal to be gay, and [director Michael Grandage] wanted to show that he is tender, loving and sensitive.

While on The Howard Stern Show (opens in a new tab)however, the actor-singer also spoke cheekily about having to go naked for the role of Tom: “I wasn’t naked in don’t worry darling. I was naked in my policeman. There is no peen in the final cut. There’s bum bum… I don’t think the penis was meant to be involved.”

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