As previously announced, Gere will play Max, a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world.
Named Years and Years, the series follows the Lyons, a busy Manchester family. Daniel’s getting married to Ralph. Stephen and Celeste worry about their kids. Rosie’s chasing a new fella. Edith hasn’t been home for years
Helmed by Russell T Davies, the show’s return initially starred Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper and became an instant cultural phenomenon, breathing new life into a show that BBC managers had long abandoned.
The BBC’s Doctor Foster is to be remade for French TV with actress/singer Claire Keim (La Soif de Vivre, Insoupçonnable) taking the lead role of Emma Sandrelli. Renamed Infidéle(Unfaithful) and directed by Didier Le Pêcheur, the 6-part series will be co-produced by BBC Studios and with Storia Télévision for TF1.
Blethyn is joined in the first episode by an ensemble cast which includes former Doctor Who star Peter Davison, James Atherton (Coronation Street, Porters), Jodie McNee (Britannia, Little Boy Blue), Adrian Lukis (Collateral, The Crown) and Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones, Three Girls).
Starting in 1848, the third instalment of the lavish drama will depict a turbulent and uncertain time for both Europe and the monarchy. With revolutions on the continent and the Chartist movement reaching its peak in London, Victoria is under pressure from the government to leave London for her own safety.
ITV bosses have confirmed that The Durrells, its popular adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s book trilogy, will return for a fourth series. The new six-part series will see Keeley Hawes (The Missing, Line Of Duty) reprise her role as matriarch Louisa Durrell.