Ever since I was a little girl, I was obsessed with Anastasia and the Romanoffs. The whole story was intriguing and yes, I know I was introduced to the Disney version – but what can you do. As I grew up, I frequently did research on the family and the story. So it’s no surprise to anyone that knows me that a show about people that believe that they are descended from The Romanoffs.
Sign me up.
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s Amazon anthology The Romanoffs has a star-studded cast and finally we get to see some photos from the show. The show will debut on October 12th, with Amazon streaming the first two episodes. After that one episode will premiere every Friday until November 23rd.
In addition to the first look photos, Amazon also debuted the episode lineup.
“The Violet Hour” — Premieres on Friday, October 12
Set in Paris, an ancestral home holds the key to a family’s future.
Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Marthe Keller, Inès Melab and Louise Bourgoin
“The Royal We” — Premieres on Friday, October 12
With their marriage in a rut, a couple finds their own temptations.
Starring: Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishé, Janet Montgomery and Noah Wyle
“House of Special Purpose” – Premieres on Friday, October 19
A movie star and a director go head to head in a battle over what is real.
Starring: Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser
“Expectation” – Premieres on Friday, October 26
Over a single day in New York City a woman is confronted with every lie she ever told.
Starring: Amanda Peet, John Slattery, Emily Rudd, Jon Tenney, Mary Kay Place, and Michael O’Neill
“Bright and High Circle” – Premieres on Friday, November 2
A trusted friend under suspicion tests the loyalties of a tightly-knit community.
Starring: Diane Lane, Ron Livingston, Andrew Rannells, Cara Buono and Nicole Ari Parker
“Panorama” – Premieres on Friday, November 9
In Mexico City, an idealistic reporter falls in love with his mysterious subject.
Starring: Juan Pablo Castañeda, Radha Mitchell and Griffin Dunne
“End of the Line” – Premieres on Friday, November 16
On a trip abroad to pursue their legacy, a couple faces destruction.
Starring: Kathryn Hahn, Jay R. Ferguson, Annet Mahendru and Clea Duvall
“The One That Holds Everything” – Premieres on Friday, November 23
In a story that circles the globe, a man tries to escape a family curse.
Starring: Hugh Skinner, Adèle Anderson, Hera Hilmar, Ben Miles and JJ Feild
Will you be watching The Romanoffs?