Are you a Hayley Atwell fan who is still disappointed her that Marvel’s Agent Carter and Conviction TV shows were cancelled by ABC? Check her out in the Howards End TV show premiere on Starz, Sunday, April 8, 2018, time TBA.
A limited Starz period drama based on the E.M. Forster novel, Howard’s End stars Hayley Atwell, Philippa Coulthard, Alex Lawther, Tracey Ullman, Matthew Macfadyen, Julia Ormond, Joe Bannister, Jonah Hauer-King, Bessie Carter, Joseph Quinn, and Rosalind Eleazar. In 1992, the story was adapted as a feature film led by Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and Vanessa Redgrave.
Starz Announces Howards End TV Series Premiere Date
— STARZ (@STARZ) January 12, 2018
Learn more from about Howards End taken from a multi-show Starz press release.
STARZ ANNOUNCES 2018 PREMIERE DATES FOR ORIGINALS “HOWARDS END,” “VIDA” AND “SWEETBITTER”
Pasadena, Calif. – January 12, 2018 – Today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2018 Press Tour, Starz President of Programming Carmi Zlotnik announced premiere dates for three new originals including the eagerly-awaited STARZ Original Limited Series “Howards End,” premiering on Sunday, April 8. Half-hour dramas “Vida” and “Sweetbitter” will premiere on Sunday, May 6.
Often considered E.M. Forster’s masterpiece, “Howards End” is the story of Margaret (Hayley Atwell) and Helen Schlegel (Philippa Coulthard), two independent and unconventional sisters seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world. Academy Award(R)-winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea, Gangs of New York) brings a fresh take to this adaptation directed by BAFTA winner Hettie Macdonald (White Girl, Fortitude). Matthew Macfadyen, Julia Ormond and Tracey Ullman also star in the limited series adapted for television which consists of four hour-long episodes. “Howards End” is a Playground production in association with City Entertainment and KippSter Entertainment.
[Press release via The Futon Critic]
What do you think? Have you read the E.M. Forster novel or seen the 1992 movie? Do you plan to check out the Howards End TV series premiere on Starz?