AMAZON PRIME VIDEO DEBUTS “BRIGHT AND HIGH CIRCLE,” THE FIFTH INSTALLMENT OF THE ROMANOFFS ON NOVEMBER 2
FEATURING DIANE LANE, RON LIVINGSTON, ANDREW RANNELLS, CARA BUONO & NICOLE ARI PARKER
L-R: Ron Livingston and Diane Lane in “Bright and High Circle,” Premiering on Amazon Prime Video, November 2.
New Episodes from Nine-Time Emmy Winner Matthew Weiner Premiere Every Friday
In the fifth installment of Amazon Prime Video’s anthology series, The Romanoffs, premiering on the streaming service Friday, November 2, a trusted friend under suspicion tests the loyalties of a tightly-knit community. “Bright and High Circle,” written by Kriss Turner Towner and Matthew Weiner, stars Diane Lane, Ron Livingston, Andrew Rannells and Cara Buono.
The Romanoffs is the first anthology series for Prime Video that rolls out on a weekly basis, and will be available initially in the original version in over 200 countries and territories, with dubbed foreign language versions coming in early 2019. With new episodes released weekly, on Fridays, The Romanoffs is created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), featuring 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 internationally renowned cast includes: Academy Award-nominee Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Golden Globe Award-nominee Marthe Keller (Marathon Man), Aaron Eckhart (Sully), Academy Award-nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful), Emmy Award-nominated Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Emmy Award-nominated John Slattery (Mad Men), Amanda Peet (Togetherness), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), Corey Stoll (First Man), Grammy Award-winner Andrew Rannells (Girls), Mike Doyle (Odd Mom Out), JJ Feild (TURN: Washington’s Spies), Janet Montgomery (Salem, This Is Us), Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated Paul Reiser (Red Oaks), Noah Wyle (Falling Skies), Kathryn Hahn (Transparent), Kerry Bishé (Halt and Catch Fire), Jay R. Ferguson (Mad Men), Ben Miles (Collateral), Mary Kay Place (Big Love), Griffin Dunne (Imposters), Emmy Award-nominated Cara Buono (Mad Men), Ron Livingston (The Conjuring), Jon Tenney (Hand of God), Clea DuVall (Veep), Radha Mitchell (Silent Hill), Hugh Skinner (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again), Juan Pablo Castañeda (The Debt of Maximillian), Emily Rudd (Electric Dreams), Adèle Anderson (Company Business), Annet Mahendru (The Americans), Louise Bourgoin (I Am a Soldier), Hera Hilmar (Two Birds), Inès Melab (Agathe Koltès), Michael O’Neill (Dallas Buyers Club) and David Sutcliffe (Gilmore Girls).
The accomplished collaborators on The Romanoffs include Emmy nominated Executive Producer/Writer Semi Chellas (Mad Men); Co-Executive Producers Kriss Turner Towner (The Bernie Mac Show), Emmy winner Blake McCormick (Mad Men) and Kathy Ciric (Z: The Beginning of Everything); along with Consulting Producers/Writers and Emmy winners Andre Jacquemetton (Mad Men) and Maria Jacquemetton (Mad Men).
The behind-the-scenes creative team features an array of consummate artists including Emmy winning Director of Photography Chris Manley, ASC (Mad Men), Costume Designers Janie Bryant (Mad Men), an Emmy winner, and Wendy Chuck (Spotlight), Production Designers Christopher Brown (Mad Men), an Emmy nominee, and Emmy winner Henry Dunn (Mad Men). Hair and make-up heads are Emmy winner Theraesa Rivers (Mad Men) and Emmy nominee Lana Horochowski(Mad Men), respectively. The casting team includes Emmy winners Carrie Audino, CSA (Mad Men) and Laura Schiff, CSA (Mad Men), as well as Kendra Shay Clark, CSA (Mad Men). Editors include Christopher Gay, ACE and Chris Figler, both Emmy nominated as well as Tamara Meem.
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