The BBC has shared a glimpse of Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer starring in the upcoming Western drama The English.
His show, which will air on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer in the UK, follows an aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke, and former Pawnee Nation cavalry scout Eli Whipp as they come together in 1890 in America “to overcome a scene of violence built on dreams and blood”.
In a series of dramatic early visuals, Blunt, 39, who plays Lady Cornelia, and Spencer, 47, who plays Eli, are caught at various points of the journey in which they must confront Face increasingly terrifying obstacles that will challenge them. both physically and psychologically, before it was discovered they shared a deep history.
Blunt first gained recognition after starring in the British television series Gideon’s Daughter, for which she won a Golden Globe, and later as Emily in the 2006 horror film The Devil Wears Prada. .
Meanwhile, Spencer is known for playing werewolf Sam Uley in the Twilight Saga films and as Deputy Billy Raven in the American action series Banshee.
The new six-part series is written and directed by Hugo Blick, who wrote and directed the Golden Globe-winning drama The Honorable Women and the BBC and Netflix collaboration, Black Earth Rising, starring by Michaela Coel, winner of the Bafta Prize.
In the high-octane western drama, slated for release in November, the protagonists “have a clear sense of their fate but are unaware that it is rooted in a shared past.” , according to the BBC.
As Lady Cornelia seeks revenge against the man she believes is responsible for her son’s death, stories of race, love, and power are explored.
The story unfolds with each obstacle that Lady Cornelia and Eli overcome, bringing the two closer to their final destination, Hoxem’s new town, Wyoming.
In Hoxem, it follows the investigation of local police chief Robert Marshall – played by Stephen Rea – and young widow Martha Myers – portrayed by Valerie Pachner – into a series of strange and macabre unsolved murders. , the entire interwoven history of Lady Cornelia and Eli is well understood. , and they must face the future in which they must live.
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The show’s cast also includes Rafe Spall, Tom Hughes, Toby Jones and Ciaran Hinds.
English will also air on Prime Video in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/first-glimpse-of-emily-blunt-and-chaske-spencer-in-new-bbc-western-drama-41921087.html A First Look at Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer in New BBC Western Drama