Helen Mirren’s Catherine the Great Gets October Premiere Date

Helen Mirren's Catherine the Great Gets October Premiere Date

Helen Mirren’s Catherine the Great gets October premiere date

HBO has announced that its upcoming Helen Mirren-led four-part historical limited series Catherine the Great has received a premiere date of Monday, October 21!

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Catherine the Great is a four-part drama that delves into the politically-tumultuous and sexually-charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century – strong-minded, independent, brilliantly-intelligent and sexually-liberated, she was the definition of the modern woman.

The limited series will follow Catherine towards the end of her reign and her passionate affair with Grigory Potemkin. Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, this is a story of obsessive love. Unable to publicly marry and famously promiscuous, they develop a unique and devoted relationship, overcoming their adversaries and together shaping Russia as we know it today.

The series will also feature Jason Clarke (Pet Sematary) as Grigory Potemkin, Gina McKee (The Lost Prince) as Praskovya Bruce, Rory Kinnear (Skyfall) as Nikita Ivanovich Panin and Richard Roxburgh (Van Helsing) as Grigory Orlov.

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Written by Nigel Williams (Elizabeth IWodehouse in Exile) and directed by BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning Philip Martin (The CrownMoPrime Suspect), Catherine the Great will be executive produced by David M. Thompson (Woman in GoldDeath Comes to Pemberley) for Origin Pictures and Charlie Pattinson (Elizabeth IThe Missing, Skins) for New Pictures, Helen Mirren and Philip Martin. Jules Hussey (Hooten and the Lady) is producing.

The series will premiere on Monday, October 21 at 10 p.m. EST on HBO.

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