Prime Video has released the trailer for its upcoming western drama series online The Englishwhich will see the actress in the cast Emily Blunt (At Quiet Place, Sicario, Oppenheimer) And Chaske Spencer (Wild Indian, Echo).
Blunt plays an English woman who travels to the American West in the 1800s and the story follows her as she seeks revenge on the man she holds responsible for her son’s death.
The series is described as “an epic western chase” and, judging by the first trailer for The English, it seems that the prerequisites for a great series are all there.
The show “Will address the central themes of identity and revenge to tell a unique and compelling parable about race, power and love. “
Below you can find the official synopsis of the first season of The English:
An English aristocrat, Lady Cornelia Locke (Blunt), and a former Pawnee cavalry scout, Eli Whipp (Spencer), meet in 1890’s Central America to traverse a violent landscape built on dreams and blood. Both have a clear sense of their destiny, but neither is aware that it is rooted in a common past ”.
Here is the trailer instead:
The two protagonists will have to “Face increasingly terrifying obstacles that will test them to their limits, physical and psychological. But every obstacle they overcome brings them closer to their final destination: the new city of Hoxem, Wyoming. This is where, after an investigation by local sheriff Robert Marshall (Stephen Rea, The Shadow Line) and young widow Martha Myers (Valerie Pachner, A Hidden Life) into a series of bizarre and grisly unsolved murders, it is truly understood. the full extent of their intertwined history and they will come face to face with the future that awaits them ”.
The English is the work of award-winning writer and director Hugo Blick (The Honorable Woman, Black Earth Rising, The Shadow Line). The series also stars Rafe Spall, Tom Hughes (The Witches Manuscript), Toby Jones (Marvelous) and Ciarán Hinds (The Terror).
BBC and Amazon will release The English series later this year, which will consist of a total of 6 episodes.
The English is produced by Drama Republic Ltd and Eight Rooks Ltd. Blick is executive producer, director and writer. Emily Blunt will also executive produce, along with Greg Brenman (Peaky Blinders, The Honorable Woman) for Drama Republic. Colin Wratten (Killing Eve) appears as a producer while the global distribution is handled by All3Media International.