“Are you here to pick a Prime Minister or deal with your son?” That’s the question facing Richard Gere in new BBC Two drama MotherFatherSon.
Gere plays Max, a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. Helen McCrory plays Kathryn, a British heiress who has been estranged from Max following the breakdown of their marriage some years before. Their 30 year-old son, Caden (Billy Howle), runs Max’s UK newspaper and is primed to follow in his father’s footsteps as one of the most powerful men in the world. But when Caden’s self-destructive lifestyle spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change…
The eight-part drama premieres on BBC Two in the near future. Here’s the new video:
First look: Richard Gere in BBC Two’s MotherFatherSon
29th August 2018
Richard Gere is headed to BBC Two next year for new drama MotherFatherSon, and we’ve got our first look at him in action.
Tom Rob Smith’s upcoming original drama series, made by BBC Studios Drama London, stars the Pretty Woman actor as Max, a charismatic, self-made US businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. Helen McCrory co-stars as Kathryn, a British heiress estranged from Max, following the breakdown of their marriage some years before.
Their 30 year-old son Caden (Billy Howle), runs Max’s UK newspaper and is primed to follow in his father’s footsteps as one of the most powerful men in the world. But when Caden’s self-destructive lifestyle spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change.
Filming on MotherFatherSon is currently underway in London. Further casting for the eight-part series includes Sarah Lancashire, Sinéad Cusack, Paul Ready, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Danny Sapani and Joseph Mawle.
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