Following the announcement that shooting had kicked off on Mary, Queen Of Scots last week with Saoirse Ronan in the title role, some images of Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth have surfaced online.

Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1.  Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

Shooting is now underway for a 2018 release through Focus Features.

Take a look at Robbie in the role of Elizabeth I below.