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Starz has picked up a dense and confusing 10-episode drama series based on Philippa Gregory’s The Cousins War trilogy: The White Queen, The Red Queen and The Kingmaker’s Daughter. The new series, which will be called The White Queen, is being executive produced by former HBO Films president Colin Callender, thanks to a two year deal with his company, Playground. Part of the deal will see him as executive producer on Magic City’s second season. Callender will be working once again with former HBO boss Chris Albrecht, now the CEO of Starz, and Carmi Zlotnik. Company Pictures will produce the series. If you want to know details about the plot of the series, well… you may want to get a notepad.
As reported by Deadline, The White Queen takes place in England in 1464, centered on the War of the Roses. The war breaks out between the House »
- Brody Gibson
Rupert Penry-Jones and Endeavour star Shaun Evans will lead the cast of ITV1's new suspense thriller The Last Weekend. The series is a Mick Ford (Single Father, Ashes to Ashes) adaptation of Blake Morrison's best-selling book.
(Rupert Penry Jones: Left - Shaun Evans: Right) Episodes' Genevieve O'Reilly, The Trip's Claire Keelan, Waking The Dead's Hugh Mitchell and Swedish actor Alexander Karim have also signed up for the project. The Last Weekend follows the story of two couples with a shared history on holiday in Suffolk over a bank holiday weekend. Evans plays a working class primary school teacher, who made (more) »
- By Alex Fletcher
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