We’ve already gotten a look at Amazon’s upcoming new anthology series The Romanoffs in a teaser trailer which debuted two weeks ago. Today Amazon’s released the first small batch of photos from the upcoming series along with episode descriptions and cast info.
The Romanoffs marks Amazon’s first anthology series to be released like a conventional network series, with one new episode per week. Amazon’s set a Friday, October 12, 2018 premiere date and will kick off the season with the release of two episodes. The series comes from nine-time Emmy Award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men) who writes, directs, and executive produces.
The Plot: The Romanoffs features eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family. Set in seven countries around the globe, The Romanoffs was shot on location in three continents collaborating with local productions and creative talent across Europe, the Americas, and the Far East. Each story takes place in a new location with a new cast.
The Romanoffs Episode Descriptions and Casts:
- “The Violet Hour” — Premieres on Friday, October 12
Set in Paris, an ancestral home holds the key to a family’s future.
Starring Aaron Eckhart, Marthe Keller, Inès Melab and Louise Bourgoin in “The Violet Hour.”
- “The Royal We” — Premieres on Friday, October 12
With their marriage in a rut, a couple finds their own temptations.
Starring Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishé, Janet Montgomery and Noah Wyle in “The Royal We.”
- “House of Special Purpose” – Premieres on Friday, October 19
A movie star and a director go head to head in a battle over what is real.
Starring Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser in “House of Special Purpose.”
- “Expectation” – Premieres on Friday, October 26
Over a single day in New York City a woman is confronted with every lie she ever told.
Starring Amanda Peet, John Slattery, Emily Rudd, Jon Tenney, Mary Kay Place, and Michael O’Neill in “Expectation.”
- “Bright and High Circle” – Premieres on Friday, November 2
A trusted friend under suspicion tests the loyalties of a tightly-knit community.
Starring Diane Lane, Ron Livingston, Andrew Rannells, Cara Buono and Nicole Ari Parker in “Bright and High Circle.”
- “Panorama” – Premieres on Friday, November 9
In Mexico City, an idealistic reporter falls in love with his mysterious subject.
Starring Juan Pablo Castañeda, Radha Mitchell and Griffin Dunne in “Panorama.”
- “End of the Line” – Premieres on Friday, November 16
On a trip abroad to pursue their legacy, a couple faces destruction.
Starring Kathryn Hahn, Jay R. Ferguson, Annet Mahendru and Clea Duvall in “End of the Line.”
- “The One That Holds Everything” – Premieres on Friday, November 23
In a story that circles the globe, a man tries to escape a family curse.
Starring Hugh Skinner, Adèle Anderson, Hera Hilmar, Ben Miles and JJ Feild in “The One That Holds Everything.”