Some big names are headed to Amazon. Recently, the streaming service announced Andrew Rannells, Corey Stoll, Mike Doyle, J.J. Feild, Janet Montgomery, and Paul Reiser have joined Matthew Weiner’s upcoming TV show The Romanoffs.
The anthology drama is “set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family.”
The Romanoffs is slated to debut on Amazon in 2018.
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Amazon Original Series The Romanoffs, created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), and co-produced with Weinstein Television, has set additional guest actors slated to join the series, including Corey Stoll (The Strain), Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls), Mike Doyle (Odd Mom Out), JJ Feild (TURN: Washington’s Spies), Janet Montgomery (Salem), and Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Paul Reiser (Red Oaks). The Romanoffs is a one-hour contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family. Weiner is set to direct all episodes. The series will debut on Prime Video next year.
Recently announced stars slated to join The Romanoffs include Academy Award nominee Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Golden Globe nominee Marthe Keller (Marathon Man), Aaron Eckhart (Sully), Emmy nominated Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Emmy nominated John Slattery (Mad Men), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), and Amanda Peet (Togetherness). The series is also executive produced and written by Semi Chellas (Mad Men). Kriss Turner Towner (The Bernie Mac Show), Blake McCormick (Mad Men), and Kathy Ciric (Z: The Beginning of Everything) co-executive produce.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Matthew Weiner’s work? Will you check out The Romanoffs?