O Starzplay released the official comedy trailer The Great. The series debuts on the platform on Thursday, June 18, in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Latin America.
From the Oscar® nominated writer Tony McNamara ("The favorite"), The Great it is a comical and satirical drama about the rise of Catherine the Great, from an outsider to the ruler who reigned the longest in Russian history. With Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult, the series also stars Phoebe Fox (Risk Decision), Adam Godley (“The Umbrella Academy”, “Breaking Bad”), Gwilym Lee (Bohemian Rhapsody), Charity Wakefield (“Bounty Hunters”, “Wolf Hall”), Douglas Hodge (Joker, “Black Mirror”), Sacha Dhawan (After Earth), Sebastian de Souza (“Medici”), Bayo Gbadamosi (“Dr. Who”) and Belinda Bromilow (“Doctor Doctor”).
The Great was created, written and produced by Tony McNamara, Marian Macgowan, Josh Kesselman and Ron West from Thruline, Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff and Andrew Spaulding from Echo Lake, Elle Fanning, Mark Winemaker and Matt Shakman they are also executive producers. The project is produced by Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television.