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Sky Unveils Epic Historical Drama “Mary & George” Starring Julianne Moore

by Diana Wilson
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Sky has recently unveiled the official trailer, key art, and launch date for the highly anticipated limited event series, “Mary & George.” Academy Award and BAFTA-winning actor Julianne Moore takes center stage in this gripping psychodrama, alongside Nicholas Galitzine and Tony Curran. The seven-episode series, inspired by a captivating true story, is set to premiere on Sky Atlantic and NOW streaming service on March 5th.

In “Mary & George,” Julianne Moore shines as Mary Villiers, a woman with humble origins and an unyielding ambition. The plot unfolds as she strategically guides her second son, George (played by Nicholas Galitzine), to seduce King James VI of Scotland and I of England (Tony Curran) in a bid to become his influential lover.

Mary, always the astute mind in any room, seizes an opportunity to exploit the King’s passions for wine, company, and men. George, possessing naivety, beauty, and charisma, finds himself thrust into the spotlight as his mother orchestrates their ascent to power within the royal court. Through audacious scheming and seduction, Mary and George become the most formidable family in England. However, as George’s power grows, his relationship with his mother is tested to the limits, compelling him to make a mark on history despite the consequences.

The ensemble cast of “Mary & George” includes Nicola Walker, Niamh Algar, Trine Dyrholm, Sean Gilder, Adrian Rawlins, Mark O’Halloran, Laurie Davidson, Samuel Blenkin, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Victor, Alice Grant, Amelia Gething, Mirren Mack, Rina Mahoney, and Simon Russell Beale.

Produced by Hera Pictures in association with Sky Studios, the series is written by D.C. Moore, inspired by Benjamin Woolley’s nonfiction book “The King’s Assassin.” Liza Marshall serves as the executive producer for Hera Pictures, alongside D.C. Moore, Oliver Hermanus, and Julianne Moore. Oliver Hermanus, known for his work on “Living” and “Moffie,” also directs the series. Sam Hoyle acts as an executive producer for Sky Studios.

“Mary & George” is set to air on Sky Atlantic in the UK, Ireland, DACH, and Italy. STARZ has exclusive distribution rights in the US and Canada, while NBCUniversal Global Distribution handles international sales on behalf of Sky Studios. Don’t miss the “Mary & George” premiere on March 5th, promising viewers a captivating journey into historical intrigue, power dynamics, and the pursuit of a lasting legacy.


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Tyler February 2, 2024 - 7:05 AM

Looks pretty good.

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