Martin Scorsese is set to produce the drama, The Young Victoria for Initial Entertainment Group's Graham King.
The film is about the early life of the iconic queen; Jean-Marc Vallee is directing and Julian Fellowes is writing. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story will chronicle Victoria's early rise to power, focusing on the turbulent years of her reign and her storied romance and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria, who ascended the throne at age 18, ruled over the U.K. from 1837-1901.
King was introduced to the project by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, who provided unique insight into the popular monarch's life; Ferguson will also co-produce The Young Victoria.