“King Lear” is the story of an aged monarch choosing how to divide his kingdom among his three daughters. It was made into a 2018 telefilm that cut the play down to about two hours and moved the action to 21st century London. It aired on BBC Two last May, but it streamed on Amazon in September, so it’s eligible to win Emmys later this year. As of this writing it ranks third in our predictions for Best TV Movie, and Anthony Hopkins is a strong contender to be nominated for the title role.
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