Cynthia Nixon and Carrie Coon return to HBO in the latest Julian Fellowes TV series.
“Downton Abbey” creator and “Gosford Park” screenwriter Julian Fellowes is off to a good start to 2022 with the release of The sequel to “Downton Abbey” (subtitled “A New Era”) in March and now the premiere of his next TV series “Gilded Age. ” HBO premiered the first trailer for the classic 19th-century war drama. The nine-episode first season premiered in January with a cast that includes Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel, Jack Gilpin, Cynthia Nixon, and Christine Baranski.
HBO’s official synopsis for “The Gilded Age” reads: “America’s Gilded Age was a time of great economic change, great conflict between old ways and brand new systems, as well as great fortunes are made and lost. Against the backdrop of this transition, the film begins in 1882 with young Marian Brook (Jacobson) moving from rural Pennsylvania to New York City after her father’s death to live with wealthy elderly aunts Hers are Agnes van Rhijn (Baranski) and Ada Brook (Nixon). Accompanied by Peggy Scott (Benton), an aspiring writer looking for a fresh start, Marian unwittingly becomes immersed in a social war between one of her aunts, an old money corporation, and her wealthy neighbors, a ruthless railroad magnate and his ambitious wives, George (Spector) and Bertha Russell (Coon). ”
“Although it was a time of great wealth and great luxury for a small fraction of Americans, it was also a time when social inequality became increasingly evident,” said co-producer and consultant. history of the series, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar recently said. Weekly entertainment about the movie.. “Viewers will see these different worlds and be able to connect the past with the present.”
Dunbar continued, “Even though ‘The Gilded Age’ is a fictional show, it’s important to lay the groundwork for authentic storytelling. We want the viewer to feel and see the landscape from the past but reliably and accurately. The show takes place in late 19th century America as the country is transitioning into the modern era. We wanted viewers to experience and marvel at the progression of that moment but also understand the very real barriers that once existed for many Americans. ”
“The Gilded Age” premieres Monday, January 24 at 9 p.m. ET and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Watch the official trailer below.
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