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Amazon unveils first trailer for 'Mad Men' creator's 'The Romanoffs'

Charles Bowen | 14 September, 2018, 09:43

Amazon Studios has released the full trailer for the upcoming anthology series The Romanoffs, which is the highly anticipated new show from Mad Men creator and showrunner Matthew Weiner. The cast is impeccable, and this trailer teases a variety of different stories on tap.

It's about people who believe they're descendants of Russia's celebrated (and much-assassinated) Romanoff royal family. While some appreciate their royal connection, others have a more problematic relationship with their historical bloodline.

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. Both will premiere on October 12 with new episodes following weekly.

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The first two episodes - "The Violet Hour" starring Marthe Keller and Aaron Eckhart and "The Royal We" starring Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishe, Noah Wylie and Janet Montgomery - premiere Friday, Oct. 12 on Amazon Prime. Then, new episodes will be released weekly.

Called "The Romanoffs", it's an anthology series that is created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award victor Weiner, featuring eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the famous Russian royal family. Starring big-name stars like Mad Men's Christina Hendricks and John Slattery, Diane Lane, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Amanda Peet and Batman: The Dark Night's Aaron Eckhart, the show is set to be chockful of thrilling twists.

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