What’s in store for the new season of Harlots? Hulu just announced the premiere date and new casting details for the TV show’s upcoming third season.
The historical drama chronicles the ups and downs of the brothel business in 18th century England. The cast includes Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Eloise Smyth, and Danny Sapani.
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Harlotsseason 3 will premiere onWednesday,July 10, 2019 (weekly release) only on Hulu!
· Joining the cast this season as new foes for the women of Soho areAlfie Allen(Game of Thrones, The Predator) andAsh Hunter(Hamilton West End, The Secret Agent)as the Pincher brothers.
· Isaac Pincher(Allen)is driven by his ambitions to achieve wealth and power. Compared to his more quiet and level-headed brother, Hal, he’s the front-man. Back in London after fighting in the Seven Years War, Isaac wants to take over London. The brothers lease a tavern together, the Saracen’s Head, which serves as afront for their ever-growing pimping business.
· Hal Pincher (Hunter)is as ambitious but less impulsive, than his mercurial brother Isaac. Hal’s good looks and charm lure women in, but in the past he’s been cautious, never quite letting them in. Hal enters into a relationship with Emily Lacey (Holli Dempsey) and they share an ambition to achieve something with their lives.
· Set against the backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, Harlots continues to follow the fortunes of the Wells family. Margaret (Samantha Morton) has been sent to America in chains and Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville) is vanquished and in Bedlam. It seems that the Wells girls can finally free themselves of their mother’s feud, helped by allies such as Lady Fitz (Liv Tyler). But Charlotte Wells (Jessica Brown-Findlay) soon learns that running a lucrative brothel brings enemies as well as friends, including new pimp in town Isaac Pincher (Alfie Allen). Meanwhile Lydia still finds a way to bite, even in her darkest hour. Inspired by the stories of real women, Harlots is a powerful family drama as explored from the female perspective.
· The series stars Academy Award nominees Samantha Morton and Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown-Findlay and Liv Tyler.
· Harlots is entirely written, directed and produced by women: Co-creators Moira Buffini and Alison Newman also serve as Executive Producers alongside Alison Owen, Debra Hayward and Alison Carpenter.Season3 is written by Moira Buffini, Jane English, Vivienne Harvey and Jessica Ruston, and directed by Robin Sheppard, Chloe Thomas and Debs Paterson, with Pat Tookey-Dickson producing.
· Harlots is produced by Monumental Television, part of ITV Studios and distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment”
What do you think? Have you seen Harlots? Will you watch season three?