Helen Mirren, 76, exudes elegance while attending screening of The Duke in New York City

Helen Mirren, 76, exudes elegance while attending screening of The Duke in New York City 2
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Helen Mirren, 76, exudes elegance in a canary yellow wrap dress and a pink cape while attending screening of her latest film The Duke in New York City

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Helen Mirren exuded elegance as she arrived to a screening of her latest film The Duke in New York City on Tuesday night.

The Academy Award winner, 76, modeled a canary yellow wrap dress with a v-neckline that showcased her smooth décolletage.

She layered up with a bright pink cape and toted her essentials in a jeweled emerald green clutch.

Elegance: Helen Mirren exuded elegance as she arrived to a screening of her latest film The Duke in New York City on Tuesday night

Posing up a storm: Before heading inside, Helen posed for snaps in front of the film's official poster

Elegance: Helen Mirren exuded elegance as she arrived to a screening of her latest film The Duke in New York City on Tuesday night 

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Helen completed her vibrant ensemble with a pair of yellow satin heels with bows on the front.

The Queen actress accessorized with gold bangles, one of which was decorated in colorful gemstones. 

Her white hair was styled in a soft updo and she enhanced her natural beauty with a bit of eyeliner and lipstick. 

She posed for photos with Sony Pictures Classics co-chief Michael Barker, who looked classy in a black suit styled with a deep purple button-up shirt. 

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Bright: The Academy Award winner, 76, modeled a canary yellow wrap dress with a v-neckline that showcased her smooth décolletage

Bright: The Academy Award winner, 76, modeled a canary yellow wrap dress with a v-neckline that showcased her smooth décolletage

Perfect pairing: She layered up with a bright pink cape and toted her essentials in a jeweled emerald green clutch; Helen pictured with Sony Pictures Classics co-chief Michael Barker

Perfect pairing: She layered up with a bright pink cape and toted her essentials in a jeweled emerald green clutch; Helen pictured with Sony Pictures Classics co-chief Michael Barker

The Duke is set in 1961 and follows 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton (played by Jim Broadbent) who steals artist Francisco Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.

The film was met with critical acclaim during its premiere at the Venice International Film Festival in 2020, as well as at last year’s Telluride Film Festival.

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Deadline reported back in February that The Duke’s theatrical release date had been pushed from March 25, 2022 to April 22, 2022.

Posed up: She posed with Sony Pictures Classics co-chief Michael Barker, who looked classy in a black suit styled with a deep purple button-up shirt

Posed up: She posed with Sony Pictures Classics co-chief Michael Barker, who looked classy in a black suit styled with a deep purple button-up shirt

Glowing: Her white hair was styled in a soft updo and she enhanced her natural beauty with a bit of eyeliner and lipstick

Glowing: Her white hair was styled in a soft updo and she enhanced her natural beauty with a bit of eyeliner and lipstick

It was given a one-week run in December in order to qualify for the 2022 award season. The Duke is the final film from late director Roger Michell, who passed away in September 2021. 

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The Duke is a Pathé, Ingenious Media and Screen Yorkshire presentation of a Neon Films Production.

Nicky Bentham is the Producer and the Executive Producers are Cameron McCracken and Jenny Borgars for Pathé, Andrea Scarso for Ingenious Media, Hugo Heppell for Screen Yorkshire, Peter Scarf and Christopher Bunton.

Decked out: The Queen actress accessorized with gold bangles, one of which was decorated in colorful gemstones

Decked out: The Queen actress accessorized with gold bangles, one of which was decorated in colorful gemstones

During the UK premiere in February, Helen spoke about being drawn to the comedy-drama’s ‘funny’ and ‘moving’ script.

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‘It was funny, it was moving, it was unexpected. It was a lovely piece of writing, really, really lovely,’ she recalled to BANG Showbiz.

Helen plays Kempton Bunton’s wife Dorothy, which was a character she really ‘wanted to play.’

She continued: ‘I wanted to work with Jim, and I wanted to work with Roger, so it all came together for me.’ 

Plot: The Duke is set in 1961 and follows 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton (played by Jim Broadbent) who steals artist Francisco Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London

Plot: The Duke is set in 1961 and follows 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton (played by Jim Broadbent) who steals artist Francisco Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London 

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