Apple TV+ today announced an eight-episode series order for a new one-hour untitled drama inspired by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton’s latest unfinished novel “The Buccaneers,” starring Kristine Froseth (“The Assistant,” “Sharp Stick”). Alisha Boe (“When You’re Done Saving the World,” “13 Reasons Why”), Josie Totah (“Saved by the Bell”), Aubri Ibrag (“Dive Club”), Imogen Waterhouse (“The Outpost,” “Animals nightclubs”) and Mia Threapleton (“Shadows,” “I Am Ruth”) as the buccaneers. Written by series creator Katherine Jakeways (“Tracey Ullman’s Show,” “Where This Service Will Terminate”) and directed by BAFTA Award winner Susanna White (“Bleak House,” “Jane Eyre,” “Generation Kill”) , the series is currently in production in Scotland.
Girls with money, men with power. New money, old secrets. A group of fun-loving young Americans break into a tightly corseted 1870s London season, kicking off an Anglo-American culture clash as the land of the stiff upper lip seeps into a refreshing disdain for centuries of tradition. . Sent to secure husbands and titles, buccaneers’ hearts are set on much more than that, and saying “I do” is just the beginning…
The buccaneers are Nan St. George (Froseth), Conchita Closson (Boe), Mabel Elmsworth (Totah), Lizzy Elmsworth (Ibrag), Jinny St. George (Waterhouse), and Honoria Marable (Threapleton).
BAFTA nominee Beth Willis (“Doctor Who,” “Ashes to Ashes,” “Help”), Emmy Award winner George Faber (“National Treasure,” “Generation Kill,” “Collateral”), Jakeways and White They act as executive producers. . White will also be the lead director. The untitled series is produced for Apple TV+ by The Forge Entertainment.
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