Emily Blunt directs Western miniseries for Amazon


Amazon Studios and the BBC have released the first official photos of Englishthe upcoming limited western drama starring Emily Blunt in her first major scripted TV project since her minor appearances in Foyle’s War, Poirot by Agatha Christieand Gideon’s daughter. The photos give us our first look at Blunt as an aristocratic woman as she meets Chaske Spencer’s former cavalry scout, Eli Whipp.

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All six episodes will debut in November in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Nordics on Prime Video, following their UK premiere on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.

English is created, executive produced, directed and written by Hugo Blick. Joining Blunt and Spencer are Stephen Rea (The shadow line), Valerie Pachner (A hidden life)Rafe Spall (The Salisbury poisonings), Tom Hughes (A discovery of witches), Toby Jones (Marvellous), and Ciaran Hinds (Terror).

“An epic western pursuit, the miniseries takes on central themes of identity and revenge to tell a unique and compelling parable of race, power and love,” reads the synopsis. “An aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke, and an ex-Pawnee cavalry scout, Eli Whipp, reunite in 1890 Central America to traverse a violent landscape built on dreams and blood. Both have a clear idea of ​​their destiny, but neither is aware that it is rooted in a common past. They must face increasingly terrifying obstacles that will test them physically and psychologically. But as each obstacle is overcome, it brings them closer to their ultimate destination – the new town of Hoxem, Wyoming. It is here, after local sheriff Robert Marshall and young widow Martha Myers investigate a series of bizarre and grisly unsolved murders, that the full extent of their intertwined history will be truly understood and they will reunite. face to face. with the future they have to live.

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English is produced by Blunt and Greg Brenman, with Colin Wratten serving as producer. It is produced by Wolf Gait Productions L.td

Discover the photos of English in the gallery below:


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