Monday, November 20, 2023

Amazon Orders Limited Series 'A Very Royal Scandal' Starring Michael Sheen and Ruth Wilson

Amazon has today given a series order to the original limited series A Very Royal Scandal starring Michael Sheen (Good Omens, Prodigal Son) and Ruth Wilson (The Affair, The Woman in the Wall). Production has already begun in the United Kingdom.

The 3-part limited series will follow Emily Maitlis' (Wilson) professional and personal journey as a Newsnight journalist, leading up to her acclaimed 2019 interview with Prince Andrew (Sheen) in which he explained his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.

The cast also features Joanna Scanlan as Amanda Thirsk, Alex Jennings as Sir Edward Young, and √Čanna Hardwicke as Stewart Maclean.

Jeremy Brock will write the limited series, with Julian Jarrold set to direct. They will executive produce with Emily Maitlis, Karen Thrusell, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Diarmuid McKeown. Josh Hyams will serve as a producer. Amazon MGM Studios, Sony Pictures Television and Blueprint Television will produce.