Kate Winslet reunites with HBO for a new miniseries

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Almost a month after signing on to star in HBO Trust miniseries, Kate Winslet is further cementing her partnership with the premium network as she boards another limited drama series, this one being titled The palace. According Deadline, Winslet is set to star in the bossy drama for HBO. In addition to acting, the Oscar-winning actress will also serve as an executive producer.

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The palace will tell the story of a year within the palace walls of an authoritarian regime that is beginning to unravel. The miniseries will be produced by Succession producers Will Tracy and Frank Rich, with Tracy also serving as showrunner and writer.

“We are honored to work with this incredibly talented group of filmmakers on The palace“, Francesca Orsi, executive vice president of programming for HBO, said in a statement. “The idea that Kate Winslet and Stephen Frears, two of the leaders of our industry, who – remarkably – have never collaborated previously, joining forces to bring Will Tracy’s wildly original, prescient, and dazzling scripts to life at HBO is a dream come true. true for us.

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The project will be directed and produced by Stephen Frears, who is best known for directing the acclaimed film The Queen. The writing team will include Seth Reiss, Juli Weiner, Jen Spyra, Gary Shteyngart and Sarah DeLappe.

For her leading performance as Mare Sheehan in Easttown Mare, Winslet won Emmy and Golden Globe awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. She will next be seen in James Cameron’s long-awaited sequel Avatar: The Way of the Water.

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